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Subject: Re: [boost] big problem with dependency changes
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-19 01:33:33

On 06/18/2014 08:55 AM, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 1:29 AM, Bjørn Roald <bjorn_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 06/17/2014 10:46 AM, Peter Dimov wrote:
>>> Moral of the story: don't edit the files in boost/.
>> Good!
>> but even if all are fixed, it is not good to have these subtle issues where
>> users have to be careful. Part of the problem is that many tools such as
>> IDE's with built-in symbol browsing, debugers etc. will lead users to those
>> headers they should not edit.
> Perhaps 'b2 headers' should create these files protected from modification?

That seems like a workable solution to me; I'm not sure whether it will satisfy everybody though.

- Volodya

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