Subject: Re: [boost] [threads] making parts of Boost.Threads header-only
From: Frank Mori Hess (frank.hess_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-09 11:41:44
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On Thursday 09 April 2009, Dmitry Goncharov wrote:
> Frank Mori Hess wrote:
> > Isn't arguing that boost::mutex shouldn't be made header-only due to
> > concerns about compile time even more bogus? The reason the header-only
> > suggestion was brought up in the first place was that the code in
> > question is so trivial it won't impact compile times to put in entirely
> > in the header.
> The current version of boost/thread/pthread/mutex.hpp directly includes
> 11 headers.
And your point is? I'm not saying including mutex.hpp has no effect on
compile time. I'm saying making the changes that would free mutex.hpp from
dependence on the compiled boost.thread library would have no effect on
compile time (as compared to the current version).
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