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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-24 17:17:52

Caleb Epstein wrote:
> On 5/24/05, Jonathan Turkanis <technews_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Keith MacDonald wrote:
>>> (Building with "bjam -sTOOLS=vc-8_0".) Presumably iostreams will
>>> either have to provide those headers, or conditionally exclude any
>>> of its sources that reference them.
>> Right. You can define NO_ZLIB, NO_BZIP2 or NO_COMPRESSION if you
>> don't want to configure Iostreams to use these thrid party libraries.
> Might it make sense to have these values be the default, or to use
> some sort of auto-detection for the dependent libraries as
> Boost.Python does with Python and Boost.Regex does with ICU?

I'm going to make windows users explicitly request compression support, as
suggested by Rene and Doug.

Things seem to work pretty well on Linux/Unix.

I'm sort of glad I didn't have time to add OpenSSL support in 1.33. ;-)


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