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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost Modularization: did we get it right?
From: Daniel Pfeifer (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-09 15:18:18

2012/5/9 Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]>:


> Behavior:
> If symlinks are supported, creates a symbolic
>  link to the directory.

This is fragile. Imagine Graph generates a link at boost/graph and
GraphParallel generates a link at boost/graph/parallel.
GraphParallel's link will end up in Graph's source directory!
There is also the case that multiple libraries provide files in the
same directory (eg. boost/pending). They cannot all link the

The script should always link individual files. That is dead slow,
yes. But it is the only safe approach.

cheers, Daniel

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