Subject: Re: [boost] [modular boost] non-linked headers
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-03 17:46:41
On 12/03/2013 02:22 PM, Gavin Lambert wrote:
> Would it be possible to link only at the whole-directory level, rather
> than individual files?
Yes. In fact, the current implementation does this
wherever it's possible to do so.
> I think behaviour is much more stable and
> desirable that way (and it should fix the make-timestamp issue too). To
> support this, the top-level headers could be owned by the main
> repository, and (where not already) just be a thin redirect into the
> "real" headers in the library's linked subdir.
> It would mean a bit of restructuring for some of the older libraries,
> but that's probably a good thing overall for modularisation.