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Subject: Re: [boost] [type_traits] Rewrite and dependency free version
From: Stephen Kelly (hello_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-02-02 14:10:52

Peter Dimov wrote:

>>>> And in fact if you look through
>>>> you'll see that many, if not most, of the serialization dependencies
>>>> are like that.
> you'll see that the only library that uses the compiled part of
> Serialization and its archives is MPI, because it's the only library that
> actually serializes things.


> All the other libraries that depend on Serialization do that only to make
> their types serializable. As such, they use no archives and no DLLs. They
> use
> <boost/serialization/array.hpp>
> <boost/serialization/vector.hpp>

These should also be moved.

> These headers (along with their dependencies), or some subset of them, can
> be separated into a "serialization core" module.

Yes, if there is acknowledgement that there is a problem, and a desire to
fix it (currently we have neither from Robert), we can look into what would
be sensible.



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