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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-22 08:43:34

On Wednesday 22 November 2006 16:42, HERMIER Christophe wrote:
> When I want to build a project (except for very simple ones),
> I need to get the relevant versions of various modules from my source
> control, for example version 2.00 of some in-house library
> plus version 3.45 of another library
> and maybe the in-house library uses another one
> behind the scenes that I need to...
> I see nothing in the documentation of Boost Build concerning Version
> Control... Does it mean you consider this out of scope ? or
> maybe it's in the plans but I did not see ?

I think it's out of scope. I don't understand why obtaining such extra
libraries is better be done by Boost.Build than by some external script.
Maybe I'm missing something, though.

> More generally it is not totally clear to me what Boost Build is (or not) :
> - a program to build executables from C++ sources


> - a program to build "anything" from all sorts of source ?

And this too.

- Volodya

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