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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [Bulk] Re: [Bulk] CMake Announcement from Boost Steering Committee?
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-14 14:26:30

On 8/13/17 7:03 PM, Douglas Capeci via Boost-build wrote:
> You certainly may quote me, and my strong support for keeping Boost Build.
> My group has carefully evaluated other alternatives (one of them being
> cMake) and we found Boost Build and Jam to be far superior for C++
> systems than any of the others. We liked it so much that we have
> integrated Boost Build and Jam into our Sun Grid Engine compute
> environment to perform all of our C++ software builds.

Perhaps your group might want to consider contributing to boost build
development, maintenance, testing or documentation. Since your already
very familiar with it, it would entail only modest expenditure of
resources. This would also be the one thing that you can do to ensure
it's continue availability.

Robert Ramey

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