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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-24 16:07:03

Zbynek Winkler <zw-bjam_at_[hidden]> writes:

>>It seems as though it's very difficult to satisfy anybody w.r.t. the
>>output of a Build/Install system. Several people just wanted a
>>progress indicator that was otherwise silent, and for a while I was
>>convinced that would be best, but was about to change the default and
>>many experienced Boost.Build users got very upset about it. Many
>>others didn't like the idea of showing the full text of the build
>>actions by default. Apparently the current output is perfect for many
> Have you noticed how long your message is?

Yes. Have you noticed how much message text you quoted? ;-)

> I use bb2 for some time and I already *know* that I should be
> looking for some "-d" option, however going through all the hops to
> find it in the help would take me some time too... How can someone
> new know that

Yes, it should be more accessible.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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