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Re: [Tooling] Modules feedback

From: JF Bastien <cxx_at_[hidden]>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 12:02:53 -0800
On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 11:50 AM Ben Boeckel <ben.boeckel_at_[hidden]>

> On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 19:32:45 +0000, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> > IPR isn’t for distribution.
> OK. Substitute whatever format we end up using for distribution of
> modules within RPM, DPKG, vcpkg, ports, etc. It just can't be "nothing"
> because otherwise modules are effectively only useful in monorepo
> build-the-world-from-scratch projects. Which is not how C++ works today
> in the realm of FOSS. And it is best if that format is compatible
> between otherwise-compatible compilers too.

Can you elaborate on how modules are useless. You seem to say that a
codebase can't use TS modules if any of its dependencies (including
internal to that project!) aren't also modularized. I don't understand why
that would be the case.

Received on 2019-02-12 21:03:08