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Subject: Re: [boost] [GitHelp] release version of boost from GitHub?
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-09-26 00:54:57

Gavin Lambert wrote:

> You could probably reconstruct the full release by downloading the
> individual archives from each submodule project (or at least each library
> that you want plus its dependencies).

To match the format of earlier releases, the release has its headers in
boost/ and the individual libs/<name>/include/ directories are removed.

If you do `git submodule update --init` and then `./bootstrap(.sh)` and then
`./b2 headers` you'll have something very similar to the release, except
that boost/ will contain symlinks (or hardlinks/junctions on Windows)
instead of copies. But it won't be the same as the actual release as

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