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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost CMake update
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-04 16:21:05

Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> > I'm talking about Boost libraries here, not theirs. Boost library X
> > 1.64.0 is built against Boost library Y 1.64.0. You update Y to 1.65.0,
> > X is now broken.
> While this may be true for some (or even many) "core" Boost libraries, I
> believe there are enough peripheral libraries that could safely be built
> against multiple Boost "core" versions.

The libraries themselves can safely be built. The problem is with the user
code that includes header-only Y 1.65 and links to X 1.64 built against (and
containing inline) Y 1.64.

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