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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-10 09:42:59

David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I keep seeing BBv1 dependencies in our supposedly-v2 scripts,
> Jamfiles, and documentation. For example $BOOST_ROOT/Jamfile.v2 uses
> the --with-python-root option to set the PYTHON_ROOT variable, which
> has no effect in v2. $BOOST_ROOT/configure isn't designed to work
> with BBv2 it seems.
> still needs to be updated for BBv2. I'm concerned that many more
> instances of this problem may exist, and I'm not sure how to resolve
> them. Is there a reasonable automated search we could use?

Ugh, I also notice that --with-pydebug, although documented, doesn't
do anything in the current root Jamfile.v2. Granted, it would be
better if we had tests for all these things, but this in particular is
hard to write tests for.

If functionality gets randomly turned off without recording a
corresponding bug in the tracker or something, how are we ever going
to ship another working Boost?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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