Re: List of FTBFS in Ubuntu
On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 6:41 PM, Roger Leigh <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Why? If you link indirectly today, and later on boost_filesystem
> drops its boost_system dependency, your code will break because
> those inlined functions are in *your* code, not the filesystem
> library. You'll get a link failure. By linking explictly, you're
> protected against future failure.
If the boost_system code is removed from the boost_filesystem headers
and the dependency is dropped, why would you get a link failure?