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Subject: Re: [boost] boost versioned namespace ?
From: vicente.botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-04 07:24:58

----- Original Message -----
From: "Roland Schwarz" <roland.schwarz_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 9:04 AM
Subject: [boost] boost versioned namespace ?

> I am seeking advice on how I could package some of boosts libraries
> as part of a library I am writing.
> Given:
> "libboost_1_35" a boost lib at ver. 1_35 which is used by my
> "libmy". I need to be able to ship binary versions of "libmy"
> and "libboost_1_35".
> A customer writing an application "app" and using "libmy" and
> "libboost_1_39".
> The problem:
> libboost_1_39 and libboost_1_35 likely will have common symbols, which
> either prevents the customer to use 1_39 or forces me to also upgrade
> to 1_39 (altough everything is fine with 1_35).
> The questions:
> What would boosters recommend?
> Is there a way to use kind of a versioned boost namespace?

The main question is if your library interfaces use boost or you use boost as an implementation detail?


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