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Subject: Re: [boost] [config][predef] Is it OK for boost.config to depend on boost.predef?
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-29 07:15:24

On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 2:26 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Robert Ramey <
> robertmacleranramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > I'm very surpassed to see predef at all.
> >
> ...
> * Predef detects the environment you are compiling in.
> * Config defines what is or isn't broken with that environment relative to
> the ideal/standard -conforming environment.

It is natural that Boost contains some libraries that partially (or even
fully) overlap, and that is also true of the standard library. Boost would
stagnate IMO if we start rejecting libraries because of facility overlap.


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