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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-02-14 15:51:55

The Boost Python Library uses this model. Fortunately, though, if you need
BPL you probably already have Python installed ;-)

----- Original Message -----
From: <jeff_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2001 1:05 PM
Subject: [boost] Re: Anyone planning a compression library?

> Peter Dimov wrote:
> > Better yet, don't incorporate zlib, simply link to it. zlib is
> This is what I am doing now. While, that may be a valid
> configuration for a Linux version it would not work for Windows.
> Thus the user would need to download and compile zlib on Windows to
> use a boost library. Unless I am missing something, boost library
> standards don't allow this kind of external library dependency
> (standard library excepted).
> Jeff

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