Please, please don't use Boost. It is so huge. We went through that before when someone
used a few Boost classes, and it slowed everyone down doing gets from source control,
etc. I must admit it has some cool stuff.
From: Warren Young [mailto:mysqlpp@stripped]
Sent: Friday, January 12, 2007 11:02 AM
To: MySQL++ Mailing List
Subject: Re: MySQL++ and Boost
Pedro Lamarão wrote:
> Warren Young escreveu:
>> You may know from reading the Wishlist that I am already toying with
>> making Boost a MySQL++ dependency (for portable mutexes), but it's
>> such a complex library that I keep putting it off. Lots of potential
>> benefits, but lots of potential pain, too.
> I can help with this, I have experience with Boost and its build system.
I'm not worried about using Boost features in MySQL++. I'm worried about telling every
single MySQL++ user on the planet that they have to install and set up Boost before
MySQL++ will work. I'm worried about 90% of problem reports to this list being Boost
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