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Re: boost_root driven by https


On Tue, Aug 20, 2013 at 11:39:27AM -0500, Dick Hollenbeck wrote:
> batteries.  My current thinking is to try and use boost::async and forgo use of other
> networking libraries on top of that.  On windows we will have to pick up openssl support,
> and that may mean insisting on the python install to pull it from python a-mingw-us.  I
> build it there, but not in DLL form yet.)

Uhmm... maybe I've lost something...

What do we need ssl for? the library sharing system?

Also, why do we need to pull in the whole boost stuff? Isn't already
widely deployed as dependency?

Lorenzo Marcantonio
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