From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-17 05:50:48
Bjørn Roald wrote:
>> If a bcp based solution becomes useful, I think it should be
>> to be included in the tool in the boost distribution.
Sounds interesting enough to be worth adding: regex based search and replace
of namespaces should be easy enough?
>> As the figure illustrate, bcp is a one way tool when you change the
>> I feel strongly that the tool shall be used as a build step rather
>> than keeping
>> the modified code under local source control. The better way is to
>> do modifications,
>> patches, testing and contributions for boost as other boost users.
>> use bcp as a build-time tool.
>> To reduce overhead introduced by this build-time, I added an option
>> my bcp version which in case the target file exist only will
>> if file content changes. This reduces build time dramatically for
>> changes after initial build.
Also a good idea, as long as it's an option: sometimes you want to overwrite
the existing file :-)
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