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Subject: Re: [boost] Announcing boost dependency analyzer
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-07-23 07:36:09

On 23/07/13 12:08, Jens Weller wrote:
> Hello to the boost community,
> I'd like to announce the release of a small tool, that allows you analyze the dependencies in boost.
> It is based on bcp, requirement is that you have bcp build and well a version of boost to analyze installed.
> Simply select the boost directory (the tool also might find BOOST_ROOT) and the location of bcp, and the tool will start.
> This will take a little time, depending on your machine, on my multicore intel ist 90 seconds - 2 minute.
> The tool will store this information into a database, so that with the next start, this will be a lot shorter.

This is probably the biggest problem of this tool.

AFAIK bcp doesn't distinguish between header dependencies, source
dependencies, link dependencies, test dependencies and documentation

Therefore you end up with way more than what you actually care about.

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