I do use bjam from running the whole test suite overnight.
But for making library tweaks and running particular tests and building the serialization library for experiments etc, I do every thing from Visual
If its too hard to just import the sources into your project then there is a problem. If there is a lot of "hidden" information in bjam and/or bjam files that is needed to do this then that could be a problem.
I should not that it WAS a pain getting all the IDE settings just right - but like my recent toothache - its all better now.
I would feel better about bjam if it more like the rest of boost as far as
being subjected to the normal boost gauntlet. That is I would like to see look like a libray, with self-contained complete documentaion, tutorial, samples, tests, formal review, etc., etc. I would like to see it promoted
on its own rather than just a "boost tool". I think this would result in a higher level of usability and stability. Of course this would be a large effort that perhaps is too much to undertake.
BTW - The same goes for quickbooks. It looks very nice. But I'm a little bit concerned that its being developped at the same time time its being used to produce boost documentation. I'm concerned that if I make a commitment
to it, I'll be left standing on an iceberg. Seems solid but is really constantly shifting requiring constant attention.
Just one man's 2 cents.
Sohail Somani wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [hidden email] on behalf of Daryle Walker > Sent: Sat 7/14/2007 1:27 PM > To: [hidden email] > Subject: Re: [boost] Monotone phasing out use of bits of boost due to > having to build external libraries > > I'm un-dropping off the grid to mention that the Boost mandatory > source
> files should be able to be directly incorporated into a user's build > system. It's been possible in the past. Maybe we should suggest to > Monotone to try that first. > > -----End Original Message-----
> > I second that. I do the same thing. Its just a matter of looking at > the jamfiles for each library and setting defines/flags > appropriately. _______________________________________________