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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-22 20:01:40

Daryle Walker <darylew_at_[hidden]> writes:

> For users, we create a final archive by copying the _contents_ of each
> top-level directory, recursively merging the contents of repeated child
> directories. From their perspective, nothing has changed.
> Building changes radically for developers _of_ Boost code, though.

Wouldn't that mean developers _of_ Boost code would be working with a
different system of include paths than users? Seems like it coudl
lead to hard-to-find bugs?

> I think this arrangement would synergize with the Release Overview proposal
> at <>. Both proposals
> are supposed to help with the scaling-up of Boost.


Any proposal to radically alter the way we do things ought to actually
explain its benefits and how they will be achieved, and also what
problem the proposal is solving.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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