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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [build] Compiler requirement for a header only library
From: Matthew Chambers (matt.chambers42_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-27 11:52:50

On 4/27/2011 10:21 AM, Edward Diener wrote:
>> 2. It won't help for third party code including Boost headers -- which seems to
>> be a showstopper to me.
> I understand that but at least Boost libraries can use this mechanism. Also it does seem as if 3rd
> party code using Boost Build should also work using this mechanism.

I don't think it'll be a popular mechanism. I'm pretty sure header-only libraries are popular
because they don't require any mention in the build system. Having to put them in the build system
would seem to make users not really care if it was header-only or not.


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