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Subject: Re: [boost] [type_traits] Rewrite and dependency free version
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-15 04:04:17

> Very nice.
>> The main pros for this version are:
>> 1) Zero dependencies other than Boost.Config.
> We still have Boost.PP.

No, just to be clear: *there is absolutely no dependency on the PP lib*.

It is true that there are a couple of headers which have a "maintenance
mode" that includes PP headers - but the result needs a search and
replace afterwards to produce valid C++ code. No user code can ever
include a PP header via type_traits. Ever.

To make this clearer, one thing I considered was archiving the PP
generating code somewhere, and removing it from the headers.


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