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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost Modularization: did we get it right?
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-15 07:48:26

On 14/05/2012 23:35, Steven Watanabe wrote:

> I disagree. I prefer copies for the following reasons:
> a) Disk space is not an issue for me.
> b) The copies can be used for any purpose,
> not just compiling. In particular,
> clicking through forwarding headers
> in the IDE is annoying.
> c) The behavior is more consistent.
> Using copies, the preprocessor output
> should be identical to the preprocessor
> output to the preprocessor output using
> links.
> I can see others preferring forwarding
> headers, but "always" is too strong.

Copies are not necessarily in sync with the original. Every time you
modify the original, you need to regenerate the copies. That's not a
very practical development environment.

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