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From: jsiek_at_[hidden]
Date: 1999-12-22 11:54:32

Dave Abrahams writes:
> 3. Boris Fomitchev and I have found, in doing the latest STLPort for gcc,
> that -fhonor-std doesn't actually work. Amazing as it may sound, std is
> still (mis-)treated specially, though in slightly mysterious ways. That's
> why the STLPort for gcc doesn't actually put anything in std. Instead,
> everything goes into namespace stlport and the header files automatically do
> #define std stlport
> for you.

Yes, this is especially crazy. They actually hacked the gcc compiler
to ignore namespace std! Of all the broken ways of avoiding fixing
their library code...



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