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From: Reece Dunn (msclrhd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-27 04:04:30

Volodya wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 April 2006 21:50, Alex Besogonov wrote:
> > Maybe we can setup a Wiki to draft the requirements for the BBv3?
> Hi Alex,
> I'm a bit nervous about "BBv3". You see, what we have now is not ideal, but
> it's working codebase. I seriously doubt that there are architectural changes
> that can't be done on the existing code (or its Python port), and given large
> number of tests, after the changes Boost.Build will continue to be usable. So
> I think the best course of action in the mid-time would be:
> - Finish C++ Boost transition to V2

Wholeheartedly agreed.

> - Port V2 to Python

I agree.

> - Gradually change architecture to any new requirements


I think it would still be a good idea to set up a Wiki (BB/Evolution?) that would
allow us to document:

* what we want/require from the Python port:
   * do we use the SCons dependency system, rewrite the BB one or use
       something else?
   * get rid of the jamfile hacks (i.e. replace set.jam with Set)

* what features/properties do we want in a future version of BB? (see my
    ramblings in my previous post :))

- Reece
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