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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-03 20:58:42

Steven Watanabe wrote:
> Jody Hagins <jody-boost-011304 <at>> writes:
>>> Of course template code is a different kettle of fish.
>> Yeah... compile times are the biggest reason some of our algorithms are
>> NOT template/generic.
> There's always explicit instantiation.

Exactly -- and this can be easily layered on by the library user. If the
library does it (like boost.serialization) then with the 'dll options' you get
all the stuff -- even if you don't use it.

I'll just remind folks that boost.process *is* a template the
issue of it being 'template code' is relevant. System, on the other hand is
non-template code so the issues are different.


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