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Subject: [boost] Directory structure not quite right yet?
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-31 10:28:36

Typically, when some library is installed in, say, $LIB, its headers reside
in $LIB/include and its .a/.lib files in $LIB/lib. Our libraries, when
built, go to $BOOST/stage/lib, which is close enough. But our header
directory is just $BOOST, which doesn't seem right, as the whole of Boost is
accessible through it.

It makes sense, at least to me, to have the headers in $BOOST/include/boost,
instead of just $BOOST/boost. The transition to Git would have been a good
time to switch to that - there were enough other changes to the structure.

I'm not saying that we should switch right away or something like that, but
am I the only one to whom such a switch (at some unspecified time in the
future) seems a good idea?

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