[Xorp-hackers] RFC: Patch to remove boost regex from xorp.

Adam Greenhalgh a.greenhalgh at cs.ucl.ac.uk
Wed Apr 28 12:12:38 PDT 2010

This looks reasonable to me given that it can be backed out for 1.8 ,
if we choose collectively to go with some version of boost.


On 28 April 2010 18:58, Ben Greear <greearb at candelatech.com> wrote:
> This does not disable any other use of boost, but I think
> it means that the users of pre-compiled xorp binaries
> will no longer have to have boost installed on their system.
> Folks wanting to compile xorp will still need at least
> the template header files.
> Passed build and 'scons check' on x86-64, Fedora 11.
> It seems I'm the only one who really wants to get rid of the
> boost dependency entirely, so we can go ahead and release
> 1.7 with the boost compile-time dependencies if no one
> objects to this patch.
> Thanks,
> Ben
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