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Subject: Re: [boost] A possible date for dropping c++03 support
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-28 04:54:56

On 8/27/18 3:55 PM, Michael Caisse via Boost wrote:
> On 8/27/18 15:39, Gavin Lambert via Boost wrote:
>> On 28/08/2018 05:59, Edward Diener wrote:
>>> How many times do you think anyone compiles more than one TU with
>>> different cxxstd settings ? And how is this ever anything but a user
>>> error ?
>> Literally almost every Boost user on Linux does that (unless they
>> compile Boost from source themselves).
> I never do this. In fact, this is "doing it wrong". Software developers
> who do not build dependencies for their C++ programs and instead rely on
> package managers are "doing it wrong".
> /me waits for the flame.

Actually, I think we should be thinking about dropping the binary
distributions. I don't think they make sense these days for the reasons
discussed - as well as other ones.

Robert Ramey

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