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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Including only the needed boost headers.
From: Benjamin Sobotta (benjamin.sobotta_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-11 03:32:09

On Thursday 10 December 2009 15:01, Al Gambardella 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


I'm not sure if I understand correctly, but if others only want to _run_ your
utililty and not _edit_ it, you should be able to distribute it in compiled
form. AFAIK tokenizer is a header only library and as such doesn't need
anything external at runtime.


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