From: Rainer Deyke (root_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-28 16:52:21
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From: "Douglas Paul Gregor" <gregod_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, February 28, 2002 2:15 PM
Subject: Re: Installing Boost (WAS: Re: [boost] Re: Why Jam?)
> Is the average user likely to have multiple versions of Boost in
> system? Or perhaps there's a better set of questions:
> 1) Is the average user likely to have multiple versions of the
> headers on his/her system?
Whenever I start a new project that uses Boost, I download the latest
version. I usually don't upgrade older projects to the latest version
of Boost. I currently have three versions of Boost, all of them in
> 2) Is the average user likely to have multiple versions of the
> compiler libraries on his/her system?
I do not currently use a part of Boost that is not headers-only, but
that's just a coincidence. I can also imagine needing the same Boost
libraries compiled under different compiler settings.
When I do use compiled Boost libraries, I always make sure that the
version of the headers matches the version of the libraries. Anything
else is not likely to work correctly.
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