From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-22 08:12:25
Daryle Walker <darylew_at_[hidden]> writes:
> On 8/19/05 10:31 AM, "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Daryle Walker <darylew_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Besides the caveats, you can just dump all the mandatory source code into
>>> your IDE's project file (or make file) and don't worry Boost-Build.
>> It isn't true. Some libraries need specific compiler/linker options
>> on specific platforms.
> Maybe we should consider that (and the separate DLL thing) to be a bug?
So you're giving me a choice between admitting there's a bug in my
build specification or having my library fail to build on some
>> Whatever you think of Boost.Build, I don't see how underkill can work,
>> and I don't see how libs/xxx/src/... is much worse than src/xxx/...
> If the source files are in one location, it's easier to find out if a *.hpp
> file has corresponding source. The user otherwise has to dig through a lot
> of directories and/or documentation.
Which source file corresponds to a header is not something that should
usually be of concern to our users, and even when it is, it isn't
worth reorganizing the Boost project structure for.
-- Dave Abrahams Boost Consulting www.boost-consulting.com
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