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Subject: Re: [boost] [Modularization] A new approach to header modularization
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-31 08:00:44

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 5:31 PM, Daniel James <daniel_james_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 2009/5/28 Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]>:
>> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 10:31 AM, Ilya Sokolov <ilyasokol_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> ...
> I'd prefer it if the non-header files were all in a single directory
> with a standard name. That way if I list the files in boost/filesystem
> there'll be less noise. And it'll make it easier to use the unix
> command 'find'. So;
>    boost/filesystem.hpp
>    boost/filesystem/config.hpp
>    boost/filesystem/lib/index.html
>    boost/filesystem/lib/example/
>    boost/filesystem/lib/test/
>    boost/filesystem/lib/src/
> Replacing 'lib' with whatever you fancy.

Good idea. Yes, that would be a help.

> Although, you can add me to the people who are currently happy enough
> with the status quo.

We certainly want to tread carefully. But we really do need to see if
there is a new approach with enough benefits to warrant a change.


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