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Subject: Re: [boost] Moving the include directory to $BOOST_ROOT/include? (again)
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-06-03 04:17:03

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Pete Bartlett
> Sent: 03 June 2015 07:48
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] Moving the include directory to $BOOST_ROOT/include? (again)

> > It would seem to require changes to every single Visual Studio Project.
> Others have already pointed out that the symlink makes changing the -I unnecessary, but even it
> necessary it seems unlikely to be a huge deal for most people. You'd imagine most do not manage
> numbers of project files individually but rather use CMake/Boost.Build/scons/Visual Studio's
> sheets to manage them centrally..

One would now - but what about the millions of projects built before Property pages were introduced?


PS And yes - having library files in boost/stage/lib is bizarre. All this should have been sorted
out as part of modularization - but it was such a struggle to get it to work at all, I can
understand why is wasn't.

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