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Subject: Re: [boost] About a Ratio/MPL submodule and removing dependencies from Ratio/Chrono on MPL.
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-10 12:51:23

>> Do you think removing the dependencies of Boost.Ratio and Boost.Chrono
>> on Boost MPL has value?
> Maybe in principle, but probably not in practice, at least as far as
> modular installation via bpm is concerned. At this point, installing
> pretty much any module brings in MPL, via TypeTraits or otherwise, so I
> would focus on more important things if I were you. :-)

Given that most of those dependencies are only to mpl::bool_, int_ and
if_ are we back to wanting a "core mpl" lib again?

BTW the dependency on MPL would be no bad thing were it not for that
fact that it depends on a lot of other stuff such as preprocessor etc.


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