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Re: [Monotone-devel] PCRE landed

From: Zack Weinberg
Subject: Re: [Monotone-devel] PCRE landed
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 00:31:11 -0700

On 10/10/07, Daniel Carosone <address@hidden> wrote:
> > My impression is that, while external Boost libraries are now not
> > needed, to get the header-only libraries that we still use, people
> > building from source will still have to go through the trouble of
> > building the whole of Boost.
> Depends how their packaging is set up: for comparison and an estimation
> of the number of files involved:
> So, I'm assuming we should now be able to get away with a dep on just
> boost-headers, which will save a chunk of space and time.  Thankyou.

Yes, that should work.  (I made effectively the same change for the
Debian packaging.)  I was referring to people who start from scratch
with no prepackaged boost.


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