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From: John Maddock (John_Maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-01-02 07:41:50


>I'm not sure what I'm going to say is implicitly covered in the docs.
>I make Boost libraries, or work on an existing one, I make a parallel
>directory that only contains the files and directories I'm working on.
>I adjust my IDE's paths so it grabs my new version of the files before the
>current ones. But I don't replicate the other Boost files, so the
>ones are grabbed when I reference a not-worked-on file. (My ZIP files are
>based on this.) I wonder if a new structure can keep that idea, since I
>don't use CVS.

I often work that way as well. I don't see any problem with this, provided
that the headers are in a single location, as they are in the proposal
(under boost-root/boost/), in which case your include paths increase from
one to two as is the case now.

- John.

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