Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [future] Implementation language(s)..
From: Klemens Morgenstern (klemens.morgenstern_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-25 14:54:21
Am 25.10.2016 um 20:47 schrieb Stefan Seefeld:
> 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.)
You need one: our jam-variant. For extensions you need another, either
python or C++ or whatever we use.
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