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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-11 07:47:46

On Wednesday 06 April 2005 20:13, David Abrahams wrote:

> >> Or we could wait for the Python integration
> >> to be finished and let Scons' mechanisms take care of it...
> >
> > And this might be hard. Not only we need to finish Python port, but also
> > integrate SCons.
> I think (well, I hope) you're overestimating the difficulty of that
> part.

I'd be happy to be proved wrong.

> >> ...which we can't do until BBv1 is retired. How's that project coming
> >> along, Volodya?
> >
> > I have run all Boost tests (including Python) with V1 and V2 and compared
> > the results. Except for some noise (like random numbers used by some
> > tests), they are equal.
> >
> > What remains is:
> >
> > - tweak process_jam_log so that it handles V2 style grists (affects
> > parsing of "skipped" messages)
> >
> > - make Python work on Windows. I'd appreciate help with implemeting
> > or testing this.
> I'll be very happy to try. I will be very busy with travel, though,
> between tomorrow and the end of the month. What are the issues,
> currently?

Not yet clear. Basically, it's needed to try building Boost.Python and then
running tests with msvc, and see if there are any problems. I think the
current logic is close to V1 for msvc, but can't check it.

Just adding

using python : 2.3 : <some-path> ;

and running "bjam --v2" in libs/python/build and lib/python/test should be

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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