Subject: Re: [boost] Deprecation guidelines?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-03-17 12:32:40
On 03/17/2011 08:51 AM, Daniel Herring wrote:
> I was trying to figure out how Boost handles deprecated classes,
> functions, headers, macros, etc.
> The following command finds several approaches within boost
> $ grep -ir deprecate boost-1.44.0/include/boost/* \
> | grep -v "This header is deprecated" \
> | grep -v BOOST_SPIRIT_DEPRECATED
> Surprisingly, none of these use compiler support. e.g.
> Where can one find guidelines on how to deprecate things in Boost?
> What is the proper way to check that code using Boost is clean?
There is no standard for doing this. Right now,
it's whatever each library author decides to do.
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