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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-13 09:57:45

On Tuesday 13 September 2005 18:35, Philip Craig wrote:
> --- In jamboost_at_[hidden], David Abrahams <dave_at_b...> wrote:
> > I think we'd better think carefully about this. More and more
> > recently, I've been seeing people who are otherwise highly inclined
> > toward Boost using Scons instead of Boost.Build. We should be asking
> > why. What does Scons do better than Boost.Build? Is it more
> > reliable? Easier to understand? Better supported? etc.
> I've been silent until now, but as other posters have already
> discussed and I would like to reinforce, the reason against use of
> boost build in the msvc world for serious projects is simply lack of
> one killer feature: precompiled header support.

Hmm.. why didn't you speak up before? It's the first time a user reports
precompiled header support as a showstopper; if I knew it before such support
would probably be already implemented.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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