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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Too much warning noise
From: Mat Marcus (mat-lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-27 14:58:39

On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 3:10 AM, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I think there are two levels of possible supressions here:
> - you should not get any warning for a library you don't build
> - you probably should be able to indicate you really don't
> want to see a warning any more of a library you build. Say, if
> you use boost.graph, but don't care about graphml.
> I think that both things are needed. But I suspect that for big
> projects, you better not even 'configure' things that don't use.
> Say, if you use Boost, but don't use Boost.Graph, and you have
> 50 other things to configure already, then you should not even
> see anything about Boost.Graph. Which means that to solve your
> immediately problem, we don't need to first write generic configuration
> framework -- but rather make Boost.Graph not to emit the warning
> when it's not built.
> Does this sound sane? If so, I'll put together a patch.

Yes, please, that would help a lot. Thanks!

 - Mat

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