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Subject: Re: [geometry] Regression in the Variant support for distance()
From: Adam Wulkiewicz (adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-10 05:53:37

Bruno Lalande wrote:
> Hi Barend,
> Regarding "VirtualBox/gcc is really easy to install on Windows
> machines", can you share which setup you used to achieve that? I'm
> currently setting this up and I don't find it this easy, especially
> with the new modular Boost. The goal is to have Boost sources on my
> local machine and then several VMs that run the tests against that
> code. My first attempt was to use the shared folder feature embedded
> into VirtualBox - it was a failure, as VB shared folders don't support
> symlinks, which are vital with modular Boost. I'm now trying using
> rsync, seems to work better. But all in all I wouldn't say this is all
> "easy" at all so I was curious whether you found something more
> straightforward to achieve this.

If that matters, I'm using MinGW + GitBASH.


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