From: Michael Stevens (mail_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-24 14:33:05
On Tuesday 24 May 2005 08:18, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Monday 23 May 2005 19:57, Michael Stevens wrote:
would be required externally.
> > Therefore a librarys the Jamfiles would require further extension to list
> > the exported headers. This would seem like a lot of complexity for little
> > gain. I must admit however to feeling that the inclusion of install
> > information into BBv2 has rather detracted from it's elligence for me.
> > The level of support effort required to cover the multitude of
> > installation scenarios seems to me to be disproportionate!
> Can you clarify the above paragraph? In particular, the "elligence" word is
> not known by http://www.m-w.com, so I can't understand the reminder either.
> It sound like you're pointing out some problems, if that's the case I'd
> like to understand what are they.
David is correct, 'elegance' is the proper spelling!
The meaning of the paragraph is not so profound however. I wrote it after
having to look at Jamfile.v2 at the root of the Boost sources.
I think the build process with BBv2 is very 'elegant'.
The addition of support for installation rather obscures this. And makes the
Jamfiles rather shocking!
Thats all I meant,
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