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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Compiling Boost Libraries
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-18 05:55:15

On 1/18/2018 12:32 AM, Good Guy via Boost-users wrote:
> How do you guys compile Boost libraries in your project when all the
> header files are linked using angle brackets?
> For example in Visual Studio and C++ builder (Embarcadero) a link such as:
> #include <boost/config.hpp>
> won't compile but a link such as:
> #include "boost/config.hpp"
> Has no problems.
> How are we suppose to change the files so that there is no such problems.
> I would like to use only a few libraries in certain projects but
> changing the files is going to take a heck of a ling time bearing in my
> mind some files contains nested headers!!
> Am I missing something here.   Surely there must a be a solution because
> these libraries have been going on since 1999!!

You add to your IDE's include path wherever you installed the particular
Boost release you want to use. Then the form of <boost/config.hpp> find
that header file relative to that include path.

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