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From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-12-02 18:16:54

On Dec 2, 2020, at 10:08 AM, Peter Dimov via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Ville Voutilainen wrote:
>> There's a non-zero amount of users to whom the lack of ABI stability in boost is a reason not to touch boost with a ten-foot pole.
> That's not common. It's very unusual to want to upgrade Boost without recompiling the rest of the software. Typically the people who want ABI stability use the system-supplied Boost and it's fixed for the particular distro.

I must concur with Ville here; I have had several people tell me they won’t use Boost because “it changes with every release”.

[ Personally, I don’t have a lot of sympathy for this attitude, but it *does* exist, and is not an isolated incident. ]

— Marshall

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