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From: Thomas Matelich (sosedada_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-09-26 09:24:13

Beman Dawes wrote:

> At 07:50 AM 9/26/2000 -0400, John Maddock wrote:
> >>I'm certainly willing to put config.hpp code for C++ compilers on HP-UX.
> >>
> >>But I'd like to do it properly by testing for the specific C++ compiler
> >>version, and defining all the applicable BOOST_ names so that as much
> >boost
> >>code as possible will work on that platform.
> >
> >Unless I'm reading it wrong, this is not a compiler issue: the compiler
> >(gcc2.95) is already dealt with, its the libraries available on that
> >platform that cause the issue - so it really is just a case of adding an
> >#if hpux section separate from the compiler configuration.
> I think it is actually a compiler, library, and operating system
> issue. There are several compilers available under HP-UX. GCC and HP's
> own, for example.
> So you are correct that it isn't just a compiler issue since GCC, for
> example, is available on other systems. But it isn't just a OS issue
> either; not all compilers or libraries for HP-UX necessarily use HP's
> __inttypes.h header. Messy, for sure.
> That's why I don't want to put code in config.hpp unless it has been
> checked by someone on the actual system involved.
> --Beman

Where can I get the testing scripts (or do they not exist yet, I can't
remember)? I can run them and make note of what changes need to be made. I
haven't used boost with HP's compilers, so I don't have any experience with
what works there.

Thomas O Matelich
Senior Software Designer
Zetec, Inc.

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