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From: Evan Carew (carew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-06 12:23:50
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David Abrahams wrote:
>Evan Carew <carew_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>As luck would have it, in my case, I was able to find some decent
>>documentation outside of boost's web site which did an excellent job
>>of describing the library I had a question about & my problem was
>>solved the same night. I have a feeling that's how a not insubstantial
>>fraction of frustrated querys end up getting resolved, that, or they
>>simply end up getting dropped. I really do hope You manage to give Mr.
>>Bourdenas something useful in his quest to compile python extensions
>>with the more common infrastructure (libtools),
>Check the thread again. He's using Visual Studio.
>I hope to be able to provide Visual Studio project files in the
>future, but right now I don't have time to produce such a thing for
I have a feeling that everyone reading the thread got that point. I
also suspect many of us also realize libtool & MS Win work just fine
together as well (even if most of said use is under cygwin).
>>or to at least provide enough information for him to feel
>>comfortable with bjam,
>I'd be happy to; he should bring his Boost.Build questions to the
>boost-build list if possible.
>>however, should your help not be quite what
>>he is looking for, I hope he can find the Perforce-jam tools manuals
>>still on-line from a decade ago when they were more popular.
>That won't help much. Perforce Jam is an almost entirely different
>beast from Boost.Build.
>>P.S. Mr. Bourdenas, if you are listening, the old manuals are
>>indeed still on-line and can be found at
>No offense intended to Mr. Carew, but you'll be doing yourself a favor
>if you ignore that advice. Perforce Jam is mostly irrelevant and most
>people who look at it expecting to be helped with Boost.Build end up
Now that is good advice!
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