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Subject: Re: [boost] BOOST_DATE_TIME_NO_LIB
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-14 14:05:54

on Tue Jul 12 2011, Thomas Klimpel <> wrote:

> gpolo1_at_[hidden] wrote:
>> I #defined
>> BOOST_DATE_TIME_NO_LIB in my header file and the program compiles and
>> works fine. So what is the purpose of this definition.
> Contrary to what the name might suggest, it just turns autolinking off.

How is it that we haven't renamed these macros to something more
suggestive of their meaning by now?

Let me try a less rhetorical approach: suppose we rename these things?
(We can leave code in place to achieve backward compatibility if

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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