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From:Steve Orton Date:January 12 2007 7:11pm
Subject:RE: MySQL++ and Boost
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 I sure hope that the Boost dependency will be optional.  Maybe add a flag to turn it off?
This is such a great package and everyone does a super job, but adding Boost will
essentially
end our upgrade path.

Steve---



-----Original Message-----
From: Jim Wallace [mailto:jwallace@stripped]
Sent: Fri 1/12/2007 1:05 PM
To: plusplus@stripped
Subject: RE: MySQL++ and Boost
 
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.

-----Original Message-----
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
misconfiguration problems.

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