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Subject: Re: [boost] Moving the include directory to $BOOST_ROOT/include? (again)
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-06-02 05:27:05

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Tom Kent
> Sent: 02 June 2015 02:00
> To: Boost Developers List
> Subject: Re: [boost] Moving the include directory to $BOOST_ROOT/include? (again)
> On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 7:30 AM, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > I want to reiterate my suggestion that we move Boost's include
> > directory from $BOOST_ROOT to $BOOST_ROOT/include.
> >
> Our organization has been following the example in the first pages of the getting started guide
[1][2] and
> using #include <boost/header.path.hpp> with $BOOST_ROOT in our include path, so changing that to
> 'include' would require major source changes to our (and presumably lots of others') code bases.
> I think this is far too disruptive of a change for the benefits described.


It would seem to require changes to every single Visual Studio Project.

The decision time for this has passed IMO.

We need a long period of stability after the Great Gitification.


Paul A. Bristow
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