From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-12 20:43:54
Andrey Melnikov <melnikov_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Surely we can auto-configure everything that can be detected using the
>> windows registry?
> We can find the real bottleneck only by profiling. IMO switching to
> registry won't help us a lot.
import msvc-config ;
et al already use the registry.
> I think that most of the initialization
> time is taken by other activities, and the registry isn't much faster
> than the environment.
> Also we cannot rely on the registry even for MSVC because private
> installations don't use it.
Nobody mentioned *relying* on it. The user's explicit configurations
will always take precedence.
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