Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [boost] Why Boost.Build?
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-03-26 20:29:17
Perhaps you should be asking this on the Boost Build list (cc'd)
<http://www.boost.org/community/groups.html#jamboost>. Where you are
more likely to hear from people who use BBv2 outside of Boost.
On 3/26/2011 10:08 AM, Gregory Crosswhite wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> Is there a reason why Boost uses Boost.Jam/Boost.Build for reasons other
> than tradition? Does it have advantages over other build systems, in
> particular CMake (which I consider to be its main competitor)? Are there
> many people/projects who use Boost.Jam/Boost.Build outside of Boost?
> These questions are asked purely out of curiosity due to my ignorance of
> Boost.Jam/Boost.Build, not because I have an axe to grind.
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