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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-04 12:12:53

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I think the situation is that Jurgen has <use>/boost
> somewhere. That, in turns builds every single target in Boost, and
> propagates usages requirements back to the dependent. Including that
> <async-exceptions> thing.

Why is that an appropriate behavior? For what use case would it make

> The right solution is a combination of:
> 1. <use>-in only the needed libraries
> 2. Add "alias headers ; " to top-level Boost Jamfile.v2, and
> <use>/boost//headers. This way, you'll get <include> usage requirements from
> top-level Jamfile.v2, and nothing else.

Maybe; I still have a hard time understanding that using a project
means using every library in it.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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