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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Including only the needed boost headers.
From: OvermindDL1 (overminddl1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-10 11:21:27

On Thu, Dec 10, 2009 at 7:01 AM, Al Gambardella <agam.email_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I am currently using the tokenizer library to do some simple log file
> processing. I am the only person on my team currently using the boost
> libraries. This code I wrote was originally just a utility for myself so I
> was able to get away with installing boost "only" on my PC. Now others on
> the team want to use my utility.
> Is there a way I can share this code with them without forcing them to
> install boost on there PCs?
> I am only using a very very small portion of the boost library so I think it
> would be overkill to make everyone install boost.
> Can I create a DLL or library to solve this?
> If this helps...
> I am running visual studio 2005. My project is not GUI based.
> Thanks

You can use the bcp tool in Boost to specify parts of boost that you
want; it will extract those parts and anything those parts need to
work, and you can include that part with your code.

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