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Subject: Re: [boost] [graph-parallel] bcp update, was: The boost component dependencies blues
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-18 01:27:54

Jeremiah Willcock wrote:

> On Thu, 17 Dec 2009, Daniel James wrote:
>> 2009/12/17 Jeremiah Willcock <jewillco_at_[hidden]>:
>>> I don't have a problem with the move; there would probably still need to be
>>> two library objects (even though there are no dependencies between the
>>> object files for graph and graph_parallel, just the headers), but we can put
>>> them in the same source tree and merge the docs. Are there any bjam issues
>>> with subdirectories in library directories? The redirect issue is fixed,
>>> but the new directory name is graph_parallel.
>> Since Jamfile is in the 'build' subdirectory your Jamfile won't be
>> implicitly included in its project so I think it'll be okay. If a
>> library has a sub-library we indicate it by putting a file called
>> 'sublibs' in its directory. I think its main purpose is to indicate
>> that the test results should be separate, although it might have other
>> uses. Btw I didn't mean to suggest that there's any urgency to this
>> change, if some time is needed to get cmake working, that's fine in my
>> opinion.
> I don't know how to get CMake working, and last time I asked him Doug said
> it wasn't possible. Doing the move otherwise wouldn't be too hard once we
> come to a firm decision on it.

Everybody can easily guess my opinion, but let me state it none the less. I
do not think that technical limitation (whether perceived, or by-design, or
implementation complexity) of any random build system should be considered a
good reason to deviate from directory structure set forth in boost library

- Volodya

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