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Subject: Re: [boost] RFC: Separating Boost.Python from Boost
From: Rob Stewart (rob.stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-31 07:59:21

On May 31, 2015 12:14:57 AM EDT, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Fri, May 29, 2015 at 11:31 AM, Stefan Seefeld <stefan_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
> > as I have mentioned here before, I would very much like to continue
> the
> > modularization effort, by fully separating the Boost.Python project
> from
> > the rest of Boost.
> > For avoidance of doubt: my intent is not to remove Boost.Python out
> of
> > the Boost organization. Rather, I would like to separate the build
> > and release processes.
> As the author of the only Boost library that is both independently
> modular
> and at the same time part of Boost monolithic I'm not entirely opposed
> to
> the concept of making libraries modular. I do have reservations, as
> others
> have mentioned, with removing libraries from the monolithic release. I
> prefer the route of allowing the modular use of the libraries but
> keeping
> the "comprehensive" release (note my avoidance of monolithic).

[snip details]

You've captured, in detail, the idea I tried to convey: modular is very likely a good idea, at least for many libraries, but a monolithic/comprehensive release remains necessary.


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