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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost is supposed to serve *the entire C++ community; it isn't Boost's goal to serve Boost's community*
From: Thomas Trummer (th.trummer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-20 05:49:43

> On 20 May 2016, at 00:35, Stefan Seefeld <stefan_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Fedora has been doing the same for many years. In fact, I'm not aware of
> any Linux distro that doesn't ship individual Boost libraries, which is
> why I have been promoting to do this modularization "inhouse", to avoid
> to put that burden on package maintainers, and different distros to vary
> slightly in their way to implement this, causing headaches for users on
> those platforms.

On the other hand MacPorts, Homebrew and Cygwin have (mostly) single packages for Boost.


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