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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-18 07:32:46

"Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> writes:

> But as for the Windows Boost installer. It looks Great! Especially as it shows
> how useful a GUI is ;-) .. However I would recommend downloading only the distro
> and then building locally as downloading all the binaries can take an awfully
> long time. I gave up after an hour and cancelled it FWIW.

I think you should be more selective and not download everything.

Trying to do a local build could be a bit harder, as it requires being
able to properly configure the tools. We might add that option for
Boost 1.34, though.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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