Subject: Re: [Boost-build] The future of B2?
From: Felipe Magno de Almeida (felipe.m.almeida_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-09-27 14:45:14
On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 2:26 PM, Vladimir Prus <vladimir.prus_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi Rene,
>> And the really hard question.. What of the current b2 implementation,
>> design, ecosystem, is getting in the way of reaching the above wishes?
>> And if you dare.. What should we change to move forward?
> I am obviously biased; but I think the Jam language is holding us back.
> Absolutely nobody know it, and anything not natively supported by the
> language requires code in C, with awkward bridging.
The move away from Jam would be, IMO, the single most important
thing we can do to make b2 more widespread. Writing extensions
are a fact of life, and doing them in jam is just really, really, really
> - Volodya
-- Felipe Magno de Almeida
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