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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-25 14:33:54

christopher diggins <cdiggins_at_[hidden]> writes:

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Neal Becker" <ndbecker2_at_[hidden]>
>>> What I really want, is a header only version of boost for download. I am
>>> allergic to linking, and I simply don't use any part of boost that can't
>>> be simply included.
>> In that case your problem is solved. Just untar boost. Done.
> Unfortunately some libraries are not header only and there is easy way to
> tell which libraries require separate compilation / linking steps and which
> don't. I would very much like a separate release which only contained header
> only libraries.

Don't you think assembling a separate release of boost just so you can
tell which libraries need to be compiled is a bit of a heavyweight
approach? Seems to me a little documentation should be sufficient.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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