Subject: Re: [boost] Process discussions
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-31 09:38:59
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> On Behalf Of Daniel James
> Sent: Monday, January 31, 2011 1:18 PM
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> Subject: Re: [boost] Process discussions
> On 31 January 2011 13:05, Paul A. Bristow <pbristow_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Should we not be saying "If you are more than n (=2?) releases behind
> > - Tough! Upgrade before you as again!")
> It's quite difficult for some people to update. Certainly not something
> do several times a year.
> > (And - aside - why it is not
> > Trunk/
> > Jamfile
> > mylib/
> > boost/
> > libs/
> > Why are there two 'extra' /mylib folders? Is this historical or
> > is/was there some logic to it?)
> It's need in the header directory so that the include paths for different
> don't clash.
That seems lot of extra sub folders for something that a modest about of
name control could avoid?
But I would not even think changing it now.
I haven't found that explanation of why anywhere - but of course there isn't
an effective index to much of Boost ;-)
(I note that there are some projects in sandbox that fail to follow this
layout, so they are going to get into trouble :-( A template might help?)
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