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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-09-20 10:21:06

Give me an isolated case (one file) for reproducing the warning and I will
ask someone who knows...

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Maddock" <John_Maddock_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2000 6:30 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] is_convertible warning under g++

> Dave,
> >Sadly, G++ does not admit #pragmas for suppressing warnings; you have to
> >find another way. Usually this means turning it off with a command line
> >argument, ignoring the warning, or finding some way to change the regular
> >C++ code to avoid it. None of these are attractive answers when the
> warning
> >is incorrect/inappropriate, but the last is the best.
> Accepted, however I don't know of another way. If any cunning artificers
> out there have one I would be glad to here of it :-)
> One possible workaround - does gcc support zero sized base classes at all,
> on any platforms? If not then I could just cripple is_empty for the gcc
> case (this is seriously unpretty, but may be better than the warning if
> empty base classes aren't supported anyway).
> - John.

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