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Subject: Re: [boost] Files in individual libraries
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-20 11:11:22

On 5/20/2016 10:08 AM, Rene Rivera wrote:
> On Fri, May 20, 2016 at 8:06 AM, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> As long as library authors follow the normal Boost guidelines for placing
>> the necessary files for using, building ( for non-header only libraries ),
>> testing, and documenting their library I really don't see why an author
>> cannot add to their library whatever other files they want in whatever
>> place in their library structure they want to put it.
>> Can it really be such a big issue that this should not be allowed ?
> I'm getting tired of saying this.. But that's always been allowed. And
> that's still allowed [1]. If anyone thinks that the requirements say
> otherwise please submit a PR with wording changes.
> [1] <>

Good. Then all the comments about placing CMakeLists.txt files somewhere
are totally a waste of time and typing. Thanks, Rene, for clearing up
the matter. Now if all the others prattling on about this would read
your answer the whole discussion about this should end immediately.

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