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Subject: Re: [boost] [Modularization] A new approach to header modularization
From: Mika Heiskanen (mika.heiskanen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-29 10:39:34

Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 4:54 AM, Stewart, Robert <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Emil Dotchevski wrote
>> On Friday, May 29, 2009 3:37 AM
>>> One way to make building libs as painless as not having to build them
>>> is to use Boost Build itself to build your programs. It makes the
>>> presence of cpps/libs an implementation detail. In my own code
>>> repository, I have many libs and many cpp files and many header-only
>>> libs and I don't keep track which is which -- Boost Build figures it
>>> out for me.
>> That's simply not going to happen for most Boost users, so it's a non-starter.
> What is not going to happen for most Boost users? To use a good build system?

I'm sure that is not what Robert was implying - in fact quite the opposite.
The user may already be using a good build system, just not Boost Build.

--> Mika Heiskanen

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