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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Lean and mean boost
From: Emil Dotchevski (emildotchevski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-21 16:04:41

On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Lars Viklund <zao_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 12:04:11PM -0800, Robert Ramey wrote:
>> Robert Bielik wrote:
>> > Robert Ramey skrev 2011-06-21 21:12:
>> >> If it were me, I'd think a little more about this.  When I include
>> >> boost in a (real) commercial project.  I include/link to a public
>> >> directory which contains the release of boost I want to depend on.
>> >
>> > Neat, so there are such creatures publicly available ? Examples ?
>> > Also, I don't need all of boost, just some parts of it...
>> Also look into BCP which extracts a subset of boost libraries.
>> I tried this, and much to my amazement - it worked well.
> Your mileage may vary a lot, though.
> I had a case in #boost last month where an user tried extracting
> Boost.Bimap with bcp, which failed (reproducably) at pulling in
> sufficient amounts of MPL. This might be due to heavy Boost.PP usage.

Yes, bcp does pulls in MPL, that's because it is very conservative,
which is probably a good thing. At any rate, the resulting Boost is
much smaller than the whole thing.

Emil Dotchevski
Reverge Studios, Inc.

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