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Subject: Re: [boost] Removing old config macro and increasing compiler requirements.
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-05 10:32:07

on Sun Aug 04 2013, Stephen Kelly <> wrote:

> On 08/04/2013 01:31 PM, Daniel James wrote:
>> On Sun, 4 Aug 2013, at 01:21 PM, Stephen Kelly wrote:
>>> On 08/04/2013 01:10 PM, Daniel James wrote:
>>>> On Sun, 4 Aug 2013, at 01:00 PM, Stephen Kelly wrote:
>>>>> I don't have specific information on what minimum compiler version would
>>>>> enable which interdependency culling, no. I only have the hard
>>>>> information that increasing the requirement allows cutting the
>>>>> config->core dependency, and the any->static_assert dependency.
>>>>> It is not unreasonable to think that the pattern ends there, so I don't
>>>>> think further evidence is necessary.
>>>> I don't buy that. Config is a special case, since almost everything
>>>> depends on it.
>>> Are you ignoring what I wrote about any->static_assert dependency which
>>> is no longer needed as a result of bumping the compiler requirement?
>> I don't think it matters. static_assert is a tiny dependency.
> You miss the point entirely, repeatedly and insistently :).

Stephen, I don't think you're being quite fair here. I am trying hard
to see your point, and if there's something Daniel has missed, well, I
guess I am probably missing it too. Could you patiently try again to
spell out your point in the simplest and clearest terms possible?


Dave Abrahams

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