Subject: Re: Publishing code and VCSs
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/13/2007 10:12:21
On 10/07/2007, at 15:29, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

> On Tue, 10 Jul 2007, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
>> Now that you bring that up... we'd shorten boost's build times a  
>> lot by splitting each binary library in its own package.  It  
>> should be fairly trivial, but when I proposed it people seemed to  
>> dislike the idea :-(
> IIRC the monotone folks worked on getting rid of boost altogether,  
> which I'd prefer over surgery on boost.

I've just learned that that's effectively true; they've just got rid  
of Boost.Filesystem and are now trying to move away from  
Boost.Regex.  monotone 0.37 (or maybe 0.36) will be, most likely,  

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>