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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Timing of BoostPro 1.38 Installer?
From: Igor R (boost.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-03 09:54:27

> Perhaps the Getting Started guide wasn't as good when you tried before as
> it is now?
> I've used the installer before and it works very nicely. However, to borrow
> a phrase, I did feel like I was being given a fish. Soon enough I wanted to
> use Boost.Python and Boost.MPI, which are not built by default, and I wished
> I'd been taught how to fish instead. The Getting Started page is pretty good
> at that these days.
> Just my 2c,
> Pete

I second that. Besides, once you managed to build boost, you can upgrade
anytime without waiting for the installer, and more important - you can
fine-tune your build. Eg., you can compile release with various
optimizations, with or without "secured stl" or /GL switch (msvc) etc. ...

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