Re: Which libraries in Boost are mature enough to be used in real applications?

David Abrahams <>
9 May 2006 08:33:50 -0400
Wil Evers <bouncer@dev.null> writes:

Instead, we now evaluate each Boost library separately before
using it in
production code. For some of the Boost libraries, we've actually
to phase out their use at the first available opportunity. These


Because of portability and API stability issues, or for other reasons?

I'll be specific (all targeted at the official boost-1.33.1 release) :

Wil, thanks for your detailed commentary; I've taken it back to the
Boost list to see if anything can be done. For what it's worth, I've
got a fix in the pipeline for at least one of the serialization
library's header ordering issues, although I can't tell if that's the
same problem you were having.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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