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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-06 12:08:14

on Mon Aug 06 2007, "Ames, Andreas (Andreas)" <> wrote:

> Maybe it would be worth then, to make wave the default preprocessor for
> boost, i.e. to change the build system to take preprocessed files as the
> input to generate object files. At least this would prevent errors
> resulting from the fact that the implicit dependencies are generated
> from another tool (wave) than the compiler's default preprocessor (unless
> you think this is a non-issue).
> The disadvantages of this approach would be:
> * increased compile times
> * much more disk storage needed
> * precompiled headers would probably no longer be available

This idea is a non-starter in my opinion, for those reasons and others.

Dave Abrahams
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