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Subject: [boost] [chrono] time_point.hpp depends on Boost.System; should it?
From: Krzysztof Czainski (1czajnik_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-27 08:15:40


I want to create my own clock class, and in it among other things I would
like to typedef a time_point<...>.

struct MyClock
    typedef int64_t rep;
    typedef boost::milli period;
    typedef boost::chrono::duration<rep,period> duration;
    typedef date_chrono::time_point<SystemClock,duration> time_point;
    static bool const is_monotonic = false;
    static time_point now();

Now, for this to work I obviously need to #include
<boost/chrono/time_point.hpp>. Including it causes a dependency on
Boost.System, making me have to link with it. But since I don't use any
clocks provided by Boost.Chrono, I think the dependency on Boost.System is

In fact, I was able to get rid of the dependency, and everything seems to
work. I commented out 1 line from <boost/chrono/time_point.hpp>:
//#include <boost/chrono/detail/system.hpp>

Could this #include be removed from time_point.hpp, or is it needed for
something I am not using ATM?


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