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Subject: Re: [boost] [compute] kernels as strings impairs readability and maintainability
From: Asbjørn (lordcrc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-23 16:54:49

On 23.12.2014 20:21, Kyle Lutz wrote:
> Another concern is that Boost.Compute is a header-only library and
> doesn't control the build system or how it the library will be loaded.
> This limits our ability to pre-compile certain programs and "install"
> them for later use by the library.

Given that Boost.Compute relies on Boost.Chrono, and Boost.Chrono is not a
head-only library, I don't see a strong reason why Boost.Compute should stay
header-only if that blocks some interesting and/or important features.

Just my 2 cents as a library user :)

- Asbjørn

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