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From: Dave Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-05-16 06:40:22

on 5/15/00 5:07 AM, Moore, Paul at paul.moore_at_[hidden] wrote:

> I've never got mingw to "do the right thing" with "fancy" C++ like the Boost
> stuff, mainly because of the obscene std:: hacks (which effectively seem to
> make the std namespace not exist). Can you give me any pointers as to how to
> get it working? In particular, I can't get my rational library to work
> properly with mingw (and I don't think it's a problem with my code :-).
> Specifically, there's no <limits>, and boost/operators.hpp gives "no class
> template named 'iterator' in 'std'" !!! [Plus a warning about friend
> templates, which may be because GCC doesn't support them - anyone know?]

I can only suggest the latest STLport beta (which does wonders for library
conformance under Cygwin - probably also mingw32), and of course make sure
your gcc is 2.95.2.


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