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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.GSL?
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-04 21:10:06

On 5/10/2015 13:15, Gavin Lambert wrote:
> On 25/09/2015 04:22, David Sankel wrote:
>> What do you all think? Would it be appropriate and/or desirable to have a
>> Boost.GSL library?
> I think the operative questions here are:
> 1. Are Boost libraries likely to want to depend on GSL (eg. using
> owner<T> and other new types / fake keywords)?
> 2. If #1 occurs, which of the following would Boost prefer to do?
> a) Include the "real" GSL as part of Boost.
> b) Introduce an adapter library that provides macros/types that let
> Boost libraries conditionally compile with "real" GSL provided
> externally or without any GSL.

Or I suppose:

      c) Make Boost (or some libraries thereof) require externally
provided GSL without including it in Boost or providing wrappers.

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