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Subject: Re: [boost] [modularization] How to remove the Math -> multuplecission dependency?
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-06 07:09:40

John Maddock wrote:
> I would argue it's a "false positive": the header generate.hpp is a
> maintenance header used for generating new numeric constants, and the
> dependency to multiprecision is optional (inside #ifdef's). It is however
> documented, so I'm loathed to just move it. There are quite a few of
> Math's dependencies that are introduced via similar headers that exist for
> maintenance/testing/optional use, and are not included by any of the
> "include everything" entry point headers.

Yes, Math has headers such as <boost/math/tools/test.hpp> and
<boost/math/tools/test_data.hpp> that are probably only needed by its tests,
and could have been in the test/ directory instead of include/.
<boost/math/tools/remez.hpp> could have been in libs/math/minimax, and so

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