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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] Modularizing Boost (modularization)
From: Stephen Kelly (steveire_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-03 13:52:22

On 11/01/2013 06:16 PM, John Maddock wrote:
>> ->type_traits is something I reluctantly accepted when I added
>> make_shared, because it needs aligned storage. It brings in -> mpl ->
>> pp, which I hate, but at that point it was dawning on me that
>> striving to minimize dependencies in the current structure is a lost
>> cause. I'll probably need to do a local copy of type_with_alignment
>> and alignment_of too, but that's not going to be easy.
> I can't help but wonder if type_traits could be reimplemented in C++11
> without any dependencies at all (and still interoperate correctly with
> MPL etc). Certainly now that compiler requirements have been bumped
> up, I suspect there's a bunch of stuff in there that could be
> removed. Probably. Maybe.

Almost certainly not. The requirements were not bumped *that* much.



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