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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc] Boost.Process done
From: Boris Schaeling (boris_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-01 18:09:29

On Wed, 01 Sep 2010 23:51:07 +0200, Ilya Sokolov <ilyasokol_at_[hidden]>

>> I quote then the paragraph starting with "The benefits of using
>> components from other libraries...". ;)
>> Anyway, while it all sounds good in theory how many developers are out
>> there trying to use single Boost libraries without installing the
>> others?
> Actually, I wasn't thinking about such developers, but about compilation
> time (lexical cast and algo.str), portability and stability
> (filesystem).
>> It sounds like a bit too much effort reinventing what has been
>> implemented in other Boost libraries for what I expect is a relatively
>> small group of developers?
> The dependencies I object to are easy to avoid.

Regarding boost::lexical_cast: There is to_string() in Boost.Uuid in 1.44
but not in 1.43. Or what were you thinking of?

I'll check the other dependencies tomorrow (or patches if sent :).


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