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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-29 11:19:24

Alan Gutierrez wrote:

> I found it illuminating to read through the code in the kernel
> directory.
> Boost.Build v2 employs an implementation of polymorphic classes
> that were built on top of the Jam syntax. It was really hard to
> figure out what is going since a lot of the constructs are not
> pure Jam, and not a description of a build process as one might
> expect.
> For some reason, finding the lines between Jam, Boost.Build, and
> the toolsets makes me less anxious.

I really hope that kind of low-level detail isn't neccessary for
everyone. If it is, we really need to fix the documentation (well, I
already know we need to fix the documentation).

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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