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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost CMake update
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-04 00:09:34

paul wrote:
> > As I already mentioned a number of times, this in my opinion must be
> >
> > find_package(boost_assert VERSION 1.64.0 EXACT)
> >
> > because there is never, ever, a scenario in which I want boost_core
> > 1.64.0 to link to boost_assert 1.58.0.
> The user may want to use boost_core 1.64.0 with boost_assert 1.64.1 or
> 1.65 because perhaps the newer version is from develop that fixes a
> problem they are having.

Yeah. How would this scenario come into being though? Suppose you have
1.64.0 already installed; you replace boost_assert from develop and now, as
also mentioned a number of times, you have all manners of ODR violations
because your libraries are built against boost_assert 1.64.0 and you're
including the develop one.

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