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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] CMake modularization update
From: Michael Jackson (mike.jackson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-31 12:07:14

On Oct 30, 2008, at 11:14 PM, Doug Gregor wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 2:26 PM, Michael Jackson
> <mike.jackson_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Oct 30, 2008, at 2:17 PM, David Abrahams wrote:
>>> on Wed Oct 29 2008, "Doug Gregor" <> wrote:
>>>>> I added some debugging into the BoostCore.cmake modularization
>>>>> code so
>>>>> that
>>>>> I can try and figure out what has been and has NOT been
>>>>> modularized.
>>>>> What I
>>>>> am coming up with is 27 libraries have been modularized and
>>>>> there are 79
>>>>> libraries. So that leaves 52 libraries to be modularized. Is that
>>>>> Correct?
>>>> That sounds right. I suggest modularizing from the leaves, and
>>>> avoiding trying to modularize those libraries that are tangled in
>>>> the
>>>> core of Boost-config, type_traits, MPL, preprocessor, etc.
>>> Doug, what's your opinion of where that should go in the long run?
>>> Should we leave it alone, or should we eventually break these things
>>> down into modularizable pieces?
>>> --
>>> Dave Abrahams
>>> BoostPro Computing
>> I have all but 2 of the "libraries" from the "libs" directory
>> modularized.
>> The unfinished libs are:
>> compose: Nothing that I can find header-wise needs to be modularized
>> mem_fn: Seems like just a single header that needs to be modularized.
> Cool. Compose is basically a dead library, which I deprecated and---I
> thought---removed a long time ago.

There is essentially nothing is the compose folder so I need to make
those adjustments to the cmake files.

>> What I am not sure of is what to do with the remaining headers in the
>> "boost" directory. Are those going to be the "core" of Boost or ?
> Yeah, that's how I would do it.

So are talking about modularizing what is left into "libs/core" then?
I just want to be really clear and certain before I make that move.

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