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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.DLL formal review is ongoing
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-07-07 07:27:31

On 6 Jul 2015 at 23:48, Antony Polukhin wrote:

> There's no dependency on shared_ptr and boost::function if headers starting
> with import_ are not used. However filesystem::path and system::error_code
> are integrated tightly in core.

All of those are in recent STLs, the only remaining one without
Filesystem is libc++.

> Your request is not the first, so probably such feature is highly required
> by library users. Is it OK to leave dependencies to Boost.Predef,
> string_ref and Boost.WinAPI?

APIBind does enough of Predef to probably eliminate that.

string_ref is probably best replaced with string_view, which is

WinAPI is replaceable with windows.h :)

If you do decide to make the conversion, APIBind will save you a ton
of work and let one code base be both a Boost library and a
standalone library.


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