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Subject: Re: [boost] [utility] Moving addressof out of Boost.Utility
From: Ahmed Charles (acharles_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-17 17:14:19

> Date: Tue, 13 May 2014 15:22:37 -0700
> From: glen.fernandes_at_[hidden]
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [utility] Moving addressof out of Boost.Utility
> On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 8:56 AM, Peter Dimov wrote:
> > Andrey's suggested approach of tackling things from the other side and
> > removing everything from Utility that depends on something other than Config
> > also deserves consideration.
> I think I drew the wrong conclusions from the earlier discussion about
> Utility (when you moved Assert out). Utility continuing to live on,
> for components that have only Config dependencies sounds OK too. I had
> concerns about taking a [conditional, upon
> BOOST_NO_CXX11_STD_ADDRESSOF] dependency on Utility because it was a
> generic utility/common catch-all library that seemed to have many
> dependencies.

How far are we from the goal of having utility only depend on Boost.Config? Is help needed in this area, if it's the direction we wish to go?

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