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Re: List of FTBFS in Ubuntu

On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 6:41 PM, Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> 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?


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