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From: Sohail Somani (s.somani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-06 19:31:09

> [mailto:boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Rene Rivera
> Sohail Somani wrote:
> > I didn't know the usage gets that high. What are the main causes?
> Only one cause: Bjam interns all strings it uses for implementing the
> Jam language interpreter. And since all operations generate
> some sort of
> string list the add up quickly. BBv2 makes even heavier use
> of strings
> than BBv1 so the problems are more noticeable now.

Wasn't there a project to write bjam on top of scons? I only wish scons
had as good a configuration layer as bjam.

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