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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Lean and mean boost
From: Lars Viklund (zao_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-22 05:21:47

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 09:47:21AM +0100, John Maddock wrote:
>>> > 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.
>> Smaller, yes.
>> Working, no.
>> I wish there were caveats in the documentation describing these fatal
>> flaws. Instead, it seems to pride itself on claiming it pulls in
>> everything, whether it applies for your platform or not.
> Please file a bug report if there's a problem, otherwise I - probably -
> don't get to hear about it.
> Now that I have, I'll investigate Bimap,

I told the person to file a bug for it, which I do whenever someone
discovers a problem, and was of the impression that he understood what I

I guess I should have followed up by looking at the trac later.

Lars Viklund | zao_at_[hidden]

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