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Subject: Re: [boost] [review] Review of Outcome (starts Fri-19-May)
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-05-20 18:45:20

Niall Douglas wrote:
> > I'm not sure I understand. If you prefer not a script-generated
> > boostorg/outcome repo, what do you prefer?
> There's script generated within my build system. That's okay, it's already
> doing that, indeed that's going to get much worse with issue #25.
> Then there's script generated whereby a new git repo is one-way
> synthesised by cron script from another git repo (like ASIO). I'd prefer
> not to have to do this.

I still don't understand. Let me describe what I would like to see, and
you'll tell me if you see things the same way.

What I'd prefer to see is, in boostorg/outcome:include/boost/outcome, in
addition to the outcome_v1.0.hpp header as currently generated, an
outcome.hpp file that includes the headers in v1.0, as it currently does
would like this to work without boost-lite, pcpp, gsl-lite being present at
all in the boostorg/outcome repo (or on the user's system).

Furthermore, when someone issues a pull request against
boostorg/outcome:include/boost/outcome/v1.0/something.hpp, I'd like to see
this pull request kicking off a travis build as we're now used to, with this
travis build actually testing Outcome with the pull request applied.

Does this make sense?

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