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Subject: Re: [boost] Header Inclusion practices
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-13 06:39:32

On Wed, Apr 12, 2017 at 5:34 PM, Robert Ramey via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 4/11/17 6:29 PM, Steven Watanabe via Boost wrote:
> Now that I understand how "modular boost" is distributed (for the first time
> ever), I can see what the problem is. My way of using boost is:
> a) clone boost super project from github - takes a couple of minutes.
> b) run b2 headers
> c) I'm done if I'm not using compiled libraries - the common case today
> d) I run b2 on any libraries that need building
> e) I run b2 in the test directory of any library I'm suspicious of - which
> is basically all of them that I'm going to use.
> This is much easier then then downloading, unzipping then having to probably
> rebuild anyway because something is always out of sync. The whole process
> is tedious, time consuming and error prone.

How so?
Download, unzip and rename top dir to boost is about as simple as a)
and b) if you have git installed and MUCH easier if you don't.


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