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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] proposal and poll
From: Tom Kent (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-30 09:08:09

On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 3:22 PM, Julian Gonggrijp <j.gonggrijp_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Dear Boost mailing list members,
> I would like to revive the topic of Boost inter-library dependencies,
> suggest two global changes to Boost and ask whether you agree with the
> course of action I propose.
> The following (evolutionary) global changes to Boost should be planned
> and given priority over any other proposals [e.g. 5], in the following
> order:
> 1. Reduction of dependencies between Boost libraries.
> 2. Simple but effective automation of dependency handling.

I am in favor.

With #2, as others have mentioned, it should be enumerated by
dependency for each supported toolset. (which also gives a nice list
of supported toolsets for that library)

Tom Kent

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