Subject: Re: [boost] Let's stop distributing binaries
From: Cem Bassoy (cem.bassoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-29 16:14:05
Am Mi., 29. Aug. 2018 um 17:15 Uhr schrieb Michael Caisse via Boost <
> On 8/29/18 08:12, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:
> > On 8/29/2018 10:53 AM, Robert Ramey via Boost wrote:
> >> The fact is that users of boost use compilers with differing levels of
> >> C++ standard conformance. This creates a number of problems including
> >> (but probably not limited to)
> >> This would make everyone's life easier.
> > Forcing end-users to build Boost themselves is not user friendly.
> The users of Boost are developers. They should be building Boost for
> their target needs.
I like Edwards proposal. However, not all Boost users are C++ experts,
especially those who want to use 'higher-level' boost libraries such as
GIL. Comparing Boost's installation processes with Qt's one, many users do
not want to be concerned with cloning/compiling/linking issues.
> Michael Caisse
> Ciere Consulting
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