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From: John Maddock (jm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-22 06:58:43

> Except for one problem. If the second run of "bcp" selects less files than
> the first, and you only ovewrite files, not clean up the entire directory,
> the number of files will not be reduced. Uncessasary ones will just lay in
> the directory.

Good point, however I've sometimes used it that way deliberately (if I've
forgotten something), even so it has a problem with overwriting read only
files (boost.filesystem won't let you do that).

> :-(
> I start to understand why Gennadiy Rozental was saying that dependency
> program_options to function is a bit too much --- don't feel all that good
> about adding 2Megs just for command line parsing. Of course, this only
> matters when packaging library separately.

Agreed - it's not quite 2Megs though: 1.39Mb on disk, and zips up to 235K,
even so...


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