Subject: Re: [boost] [core] A better boost::swap
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-27 12:47:40
Andrzej Krzemienski wrote:
> 2014-12-26 12:05 GMT+01:00 Antony Polukhin <antoshkka_at_[hidden]>:
> > Are there any reasons not to change the existing implementation of
> > Boost.Swap to Ion's version?
> You may find it a silly argument, and it goes back to these dependency
> graph discussions. If you look at the dependency report, like this one
> It says Boost.Core is level 2 (so, fairly primitive) while Boost.Move is
> Level 6.
It's in fact not a silly argument at all. Boost.Core is explicitly not
allowed to acquire new dependencies - this was the reason for creating it.
We can in principle extract Boost.Swap into its own module though.
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