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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] proposal and poll
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-30 13:02:21

> Yes! The regression tests should definitely use the specification to
> build/test the library.
> This might make the full regression run take longer (if there are libs
> that have dependencies on non-header-only libs, they will end up
> getting built more than once). On the other hand, once the regression
> tests get setup to test modular libraries, we can break up the
> monolitic regression runs into much more manageable pieces (each
> library + dependencies)...each of which will run much faster than the
> whole.

That would certainly be great, but what are we tracking as dependencies
here - the headers? Or everything needed to test the lib? The latter
is likely to be a much bigger list.


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