From: sheila miguez (shekay_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-30 10:35:56
On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 12:12:00 -0900, David Abrahams
> > I was reading through the online appendix and in
> > <http://www.boost.org/doc/html/bbv2/arch/targets.html#bbv2.arch.depends>
> > it reads,
> > "NOTE: THIS SECTION IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE READ! " and later, " The
> > remainder of this document is not indended to be read at all. This
> > will be rearranged in future."
> > er... Does this mean the section is inaccurate, organized poorly,
> > and/or merely not a compulsary read?
> I have no clue, but I will be requesting that Volodya strike the
> material until such time as he can write something useful to others there.
Okay. Since I would like to study the material, may I have pointers to
relevent source files?
> > btw, is it better for me to work from a build made with CVS source instead?
> Depends on your goals. The CVS source is less stable, but it usually
> has some bug fixes and improvements over the latest release (and
> sometimes some new bugs, too ;->).
I recently started working at a new place, and I'm learning a lot of
new stuff here, such as how to handle a project that relies on outside
projects. It probably seems like an obvious thing to most people, but
my previous experience has been with embedded code almost in a vacuum
with respect to other projects. not much use of open source there.
With application development, it seems so much different. I'm going to
have deliverables with components from the wild, and I'll need to have
some sort of entirely different process to think about risks of things
being introduced into my "home" project. I digress.
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