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Subject: Re: [boost] Dependency report
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-30 08:51:49

Raffi Enficiaud wrote:
> Hi,
> For some libraries that are using boost.test, it seems that boost.test is
> included in the weight. But this is in fact not totally true: as it
is shown, it is a "developer" weight that wants to run the tests and compile
the doc.

The dependencies in the report are computed based on the headers in
`include`. If one of them includes a Boost.Test header, Test is considered a

The usual practice is to move such private headers to the `test`

> Would it be somehow possible to account only for the source code that
> generates the libraries, as seen by users?

This would imply that header-only libraries have no dependencies, which is

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