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Re: Boost include files.


On 09/13/2010 02:16 PM, jean-pierre charras wrote:
> Le 13/09/2010 16:47, Wayne Stambaugh a écrit :
>> Is there a set criteria for the Boost include files that are part of Kicad?
> I do not know the advantage of boost::shared_ptr, so I am talking just about Boost include files in Kicad.
> Only needed files are included in Kicad, because the full Boost package (only the .hpp files) is 68 Mbyte large.
> Currently in Kicad in 19 Mb large.
> Including the full Boost header could increase significantly time to commit/update Kicad changes,
> download the full sources, or create a new branch for testing purpose,
> and (under Windows only), the access time to kicad directory when opening them with Explorer.
> Spare time is the reason why only a minimal subset is in Kicad.
> I saw some other open source project which do the same thing as Kicad (include only the needed subset of boost files).
> Of course, when other files are needed, they can (and must) be added.
> Recently, I added the boost polygon library
> ( Unfortunately, due to some bugs in this library, currently I cannot use it like I want )

Is there a document somewhere to remind us at what boost version our
included subset is at?

Like a readme file or something.

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