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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] Modularizing Boost (modularization)
From: Ahmed Charles (acharles_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-01 15:01:37

> John Maddock wrote:
> > If there are self contained headers in some/many core libraries, then we
> > should use a tool that is smart enough to detect that and behave sensibly.
> > Otherwise move these self-contained details into some sort of "core"
> > module that depends on nothing but config.
> That's basically what I suggested as an alternative, some kind of a Utility
> module that is absolutely not allowed to depend on anything but Config.

How hard is it to create such a library and who would have to buy off on it? It's not like it needs a review given that it's meant for code that's already in boost to be moved into it, just like 'detail' never got a review (I assume).

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