From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-06 10:05:06
From: "Brey, Edward D" <EdwardDBrey_at_[hidden]>
> The key to minimizing recompilations (on environments with precompiled
> headers) is grouping classes into families such that classes in the family
> tend to change together and programs that use a class in the family are
> likely to already be using the family (a form of locality of reference).
> This sounds a lot like the concept of modules in other languages.
OK, but who gets to determine that grouping? If I supply you with the five
smart pointer headers you are free to group them in any way you need,
including the "no grouping" option if you don't use precompiled headers
(some of us don't.) Nothing prevents you from precompiling all of them.
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