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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost Modularization: did we get it right?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-15 10:12:51


On 05/15/2012 06:37 AM, Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> On 15/05/2012 14:36, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> Why? It's handled automatically. (Okay,
>> the patch I posted doesn't handle this
>> properly, but I've fixed it in my local
>> version)
> So the files are regenerated every time something is built? Doesn't
> sound very efficient.

Only the files that are out of date
are regenerated.

> Also, I would think that not everyone uses b2 when doing development
> with Boost, and may compile things directly with their favourite
> compiler or IDE.

I already have this problem when using the
IDE, because any time Boost changes, the
compiled libraries have to be rebuilt.
Remember also, that copying is a last resort
fallback if neither sym links nor hard
links are supported.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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