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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-21 17:28:04

The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
that has been posted to gmane.comp.lib.boost.devel as well.

Jody Hagins <jody-boost-011304_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Sun, 20 Feb 2005 14:14:57 -0300
> Felipe Magno de Almeida <felipe.almeida_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Ive searched in boost a typeid wrapper like the one Andrei
>> Alexandrescu uses in his book (Modern C++ Design), but didnt found
>> any, except one in the python library. It seemed very much what Im
>> searching, so I'm wondering why it is in the python library. I think
>> it is a very useful feature outside python library either. So Im
>> asking if it shouldnt be a general class in the boost library, instead
>> of being a feature to be used by the python library only?
> I have done most of the work to move the python one out "on its own."
> Unfortunately, I ran into a snag. Specifically, I can not get all the
> tests to build correctly using bjam. I seem to have everything working
> for unix, using makefiles, but can not get it to work with bjam. I
> think this is essential, especially to run all the tests on non-unix
> platforms.
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> I would be happy to resume the effort if I can get some specific
> involvement from someone who can help me get everything running with
> Boost.Build.
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What problems are you having? It might be best to take this to the
jamboost list.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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