Subject: Re: [boost] [Config] Multiple versions of Boost
From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-14 09:45:04
David Abrahams wrote:
> on Sat Sep 13 2008, Stefan Seefeld <seefeld-AT-sympatico.ca> wrote:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> I don't know if anyone at Boost has taken the time to solve the problem
>>> in general, so I'm really glad to see the issue raised.
>> That may not exactly be the solution you have in mind, but I can't resist
>> pointing out that a somewhat different approach to backward compatibility might
>> have helped alleviating the effects that ultimately cause people to be looking
>> for such alternative solutions.
> I guess you'd have to be more specific if you want me to understand what
> you're driving at.
I figure the main reason people are urged to use multiple boost versions
side-by-side is because of API incompatibilities between them.
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