From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-06 02:49:19
David Abrahams wrote:
> on Thu Oct 04 2007, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> on Thu Oct 04 2007, Vladimir Prus <ghost-AT-cs.msu.su> wrote:
>>>>> I love Python, but that's a rather large dependency for Boost to
>>>>> have, given that many Boost users will have to build Boost from sources.
>>>> Err, larger that CMake?
>>> Yeah, larger. Have you ever looked at the Python source code,
>>> including all the standard libraries?
>> OK... What if we rewrite Boost.Build and bjam in Lua. Would that make a
>> difference to the code size comparison?
>> I'm mostly kidding in case it's not obvious ;-)
> Are you *entirely* kidding, or was there a point I missed somewhere in
The not kidding part is that I've mentioned integrating Lua into bjam
before. With similar goals as Volodya initiated this thread with, of
using a known language for the BB layer.
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