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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Regex no longer builds with toolset=sun
From: Michael Caisse (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-08 12:17:18

On 6/8/2011 4:41 AM, Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> On 08/06/2011 05:35, Will Mason wrote:
>> The thing is that I'm not trying to use xpressive; graph is. I can't
>> control what graph decides that it wants to do.
>> The somewhat annoying thing about it is that without omitting graph from
>> the build, it just fails. Fortunately, I have no interest in graph, so I
>> just omitted it. It would be kind of nice from the perspective of the
>> user if graph would realize that it was attempting the impossible and
>> that graph would just automatically be eliminated from the build with an
>> appropriate warning. That kind of internal understanding of what was
>> being attempted would have saved me many wasted hours. But I'm aware
>> that saving me wasted time is not a high priority for you guys. :)
> If Boost had a proper modular build system with dependencies, then it
> would do just that.
> Some people are working on it.

Mathias -

You don't really mean that I'm sure. Boost.Build does this fine. The
authors of libs would obviously need to add the logic for
compatibility... no different than any other system you might put in place.

Lets keep the silly build system trolling wars on IRC ok? (o;

Michael Caisse
Object Modeling Designs

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