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Subject: Re: [boost] Directory structure not quite right yet?
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-01 11:30:18

On Thursday 01 January 2015 16:50:22 Peter Dimov wrote:
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
> > Note that this does not mean that there will be no such common directory
> > in users' setups. The equivalent of 'make install' or package installation
> > can (and I'm sure will, at least for some time) form the boost directory
> > with all public headers. The location of this directory is
> > system-specific.
> Happy New Year :-)

You, and the list, too. :)

> Let's assume Windows then. Let's say that the package installer installs
> libs/this and libs/that into C:\boost-1.57.0, and then does the equivalent
> of "b2 headers". The header links go into C:\boost-1.57.0\boost, and the
> user needs to add C:\boost-1.57.0 to the include path. I say that -I
> C:\boost-1.57.0\include is better and more consistent with expectations.

Yes, I'm ok with that. Windows is a white crow, as usual, so we need to come
up with some solution on our part.

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