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Subject: Re: [boost] Request permission to apply patch to trunk.
From: Jürgen Hunold (jhunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-21 03:04:11


On Monday, 21. October 2013 10:54:00 Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On 20.10.2013 23:13, Beman Dawes wrote:
> > I'd like to apply the attached patch to trunk. It is not supposed to break
> > anything on an svn checkout, but we held off applying it until 1.55 beta
> > shipped because of concern it would be disruptive if it somehow messed up
> > the build system right in the middle of getting the beta out.
> >
> > Thanks to Bjørn Roald for developing the patch.
> >
> > Without this patch, the only way to test modular-boost headers mechanism
> > is
> > to manually apply the patch yourself, and that pretty much limits testing.
> >
> > OK to apply?

Yes, the patch looks fine.

> as you probably know, the only reason this branch is not yet merged to trunk
> is because there's no proper dependency between install and headers set up
> yet. That is, you need "b2 headers" before "b2 install" will work. Whether
> you prefer to merge/commit now is rather up to you.

Please commit this one. It make thing easier.

> FAOD, adding proper dependencies does not involve any theoretical
> difficulty, just a bit of time.

Right. And we can save some time by getting the things which already work into
the repository. So we can concentrate on adapting the rest of the libraries.



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