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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:
> [SNIP]
>>> 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.
> [SNIP]
> 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

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