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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] What do we do with "glue" headers?
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-19 12:40:20

On Saturday 19 October 2013 18:23:54 Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> On 19/10/13 12:22, John Maddock wrote:
> > A good example would be the serialization lib: a simple dependency
> > tracker would show this up as a dependency to a large part of Boost, but
> > in fact that's not true: in the vast majority of those cases there is no
> > such dependency unless you actually want to use both libraries together
> > and do so by including the "glue" header.
> >
> > So where does the glue header belong?
> In a submodule of the library that depends on both the rest of the
> library and serialization.
> I don't see any need for optional dependencies here.

IMHO, having glue headers in separate repositories is very inconvenient.

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