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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] Version 3 of Boost.Filesystem added to trunk
From: Scott McMurray ([hidden])
Date: 2010-06-02 23:23:37

On 2 June 2010 15:04, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Much existing code, I suspect, will compile unchanged on v3. If it
> turns out there is lots of existing code that won't "just work" on V3,

I suspect so as well, but it only takes one package that needs v2 for
a linux distro to ship with v2, and if so using v3 there requires a
supplementary boost install.

What's the rationale for not making v3 the default right away?

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