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From: Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve (rwgk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-16 07:05:28

--- David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I don't want my build system to encourage that kind of
> flying-by-the-seat-of-one's-pants.
> Reliability and speed need to go together.

Debugging is a dirty business anyway. How it is done has no long-term impact.
Since I routinely work with many platforms any sophistication of the debugging
tools is usually in the way. Most of the time valgrind and print statements are
my best friends.

> Of course, I'm willing to sacrifice scons' md5 checks and
> just use timestamps, so what does that tell you?

Variety is the spice of life?

I was just giving some reasons why I found it more enticing to work with scons
rather than bjam in response to a request for feedback...


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