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Subject: Re: [boost] To modularize, or not to modularize. What is the plan?
From: James E. King III (jking_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-05-08 11:55:19

On Tue, May 7, 2019 at 7:47 PM Gavin Lambert via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 8/05/2019 01:55, Robert Ramey wrote:
> > I'm not seeing this at all. I don't think any solution which requires a
> > user to download, build and execute b2 is going to fly.
> Unless you want to limit yourself to the subset of Boost which is
> header-only, or commit to supplying binary packages for every
> conceivable combination of compiler and platform, then I don't think
> that there is any alternative.

This is a strong argument to move as many repositories as possible to
header-only. It would eliminate the mess of needing to deliver all
the variants of binaries on platforms that require it.

- Jim

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