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Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Current Dependency Graph
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-03 09:25:40

on Fri Oct 31 2008, Michael Jackson <> wrote:

> Well I think the downside to the current dependency graph generation
> is that it is dependent on "me" including the proper depends in the
> "module.cmake" file. I was looking at the "bcp" tool and thinking that
> this might be a better way of determining the dependency graph of
> boost. It would be interesting to add code to the bcp tool to generate
> a ".dot" file based on its scan of the boost and libs directories.

IMO we'd be much better off in some ways if every library author needed
to stay aware of which libraries were his (immediate) dependencies.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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