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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-25 13:05:12

From: "Ross Smith" <r-smith_at_[hidden]>
> Peter Dimov wrote:
> > This must be one of those days. Why is
> >
> > make install
> >
> > better than
> >
> > cp -r boost /usr/include
> Sorry, you've completely lost me here. Could you explain what you're
> driving at please?

If an open source project depends on header-only Boost libraries, isn't it
possible to instruct users to use the copy command above instead of "make

(The context was that the problem is installing Boost in general and not
specific libraries in particular.)

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