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From: Martin Wille (mw8329_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-26 06:51:47

Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
> John Torjo wrote:
>>If people agree, I volunteer to create the /boost/impl
>>directory for all
>>the libraries that now need to be compiled separately,
>>somewhere this week.
> That's not always reasonable.
>>From the point of view of the Wave library (I file a review request
> shortly), certainly you _can_ include all of the library at once, but this
> would raise compilation times up to hours! That's why Wave contains several
> source files, which only purpose is to separate certain template
> instantiation into it's own translation unit. For the average user
> compilation time drops drastically this way.

Being someone who actually tried to compile Wave a few times,
I fully support Hartmut's opinion on this. It is simply not
possible to #include everything for some of the libraries
without requiring unreasonable hardware for compiling.


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