Subject: Re: [boost] Moving property map library into a directory
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-08 11:39:40
on Mon Apr 06 2009, "Hartmut Kaiser" <hartmut.kaiser-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
>> The Boost Property Map Library (property_map) currently consists of a
>> number of files in the top-level boost/ include directory. It would
>> probably be better to move all of them into a subdirectory, especially
>> Nick Edmonds and I will be adding new files and directories into that
>> library soon. Should I do that move?
>> I will update Boost.Graph; are
>> there other libraries in Boost that use property_map?
> You never know who is using the files outside the boost tree. Don't remove
> them altogether just that. As a safeguard, you could put forwarding headers
> into the Boost root instead of the old files. Those could be flagged to be
> deprecated (add some warnings - see the boost/spirit.hpp forwarding header
> for an example) and may be removed two or three versions from now.
-- Dave Abrahams BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com