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Subject: [boost] boost include directory question
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-07-21 16:19:01

The current instructions for doing boost development are approximately:

a) clone the boost super project from github.
b) invoke b2 headers which does one of:
        1) creates links in the boost root directory to individual projects
        2) or copies boost directories from individual libraries into the boost
root directory.
depending on whether it is a windows system or other system.

Since I test for both windows and other systems, this is somewhat of a
pain. In considering my options, I'm wondering if specifying all the
boost library include directories in the CPLUS_INCLUDE_PATH
environmental variable (gcc compilers) or INCLUDE (msvc).

a) Has this been considered before?
b) Was it considered when the current system was setup?
c) Is there an reason why it wouldn't be a good idea?

Anyone with information on this is free to chime in. Actually anyone is
free to chime in.

Robert Ramey

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