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From: Douglas Paul Gregor (gregod_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-28 16:41:27

> > Here's what I'd like from a *nix perspective:
> > If I go grab version 1.x.y of Boost, build it and install it as root,
> > I'd like to have easy access to the Boost libraries. Under Unix, this
> > means that:
> > 1) Headers should go straight into $prefix/include/boost, so I can just
> > #include <boost/foo.hpp> and use Boost. No command-line flags, no hassle.
> > Versioning the directories (e.g., $prefix/include/boost/1.27.0/boost) is
> > an annoyance for the few users that don't need mult>iple versions of the
> > headers.
> Can't you have the best of both worlds by using a symbolic link?

Sure. Would you have the symbolic link created by default? I would.


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