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Subject: Re: [boost] Some statistics about the C++ 11/14mandatoryBoostlibraries
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-13 20:23:18

Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> On 13/05/15 08:05 PM, Peter Dimov wrote:
> > Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> >
> >> * only build that library, using pre-built and pre-installed versions
> >> of all prerequisites (that's not yet possible)
> >
> > That's possible in principle, but not very practical.
> But back to the point: you say it's possible. How ? (And no, "in
> principle" is not good enough.)

I have a vague idea that it's possible today. You just build the sources of
the library, it picks up the preinstalled headers from your /usr/include. As
long as the library doesn't require newer versions, it should work.

I've never tried that though. And I'm not quite sure what's the point.

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