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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [future] Implementation language(s)..
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-25 14:51:18

On Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 1:47 PM, Stefan Seefeld <stefan_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 25.10.2016 14:45, Klemens Morgenstern wrote:
> > Yes, I do in fact envision two languages here and this thread is about
> > the implementation, NOT the usage, i.e. the target-declarations. So if
> > you only use the features provided by the system, you'd neither need
> > python nor C++. But if you need an extension you write in in Python or
> > C++. I.e. if you have a small one, use python, if you have a big one
> > (e.g. Java) use C++.
> So if I start a new project and I want to use Boost.Build for it, how
> many languages do I need to know to write the build system ? (I'd find
> anything other than '1' unacceptable.)

Now that's a really important question! Right now it's Jam you need to
know. But as we know, it's not an easy language to do general programming
(it was never meant to be). But would it matter if most of the time the
answer is "Python". And if you want something hard-core performance-side
it's Python & C++?

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