From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-11-06 16:06:51
Unfortunately, due to some technicalities having to do with my work
environment, I am only testing under the pre-release STLport 4.0b8. I have a
feeling Boris will see this message, though. ;-)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Petr Kocmid" <pkocmid_at_[hidden]>
To: "boost mailing list" <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Monday, November 06, 2000 3:56 PM
Subject: [boost] py_cpp does not like STLport (STLport bug revealed)
> On MSVC 6.4 with STLport 4.0, py_cpp fails to compile
> error C2039: 'type_info' : is not a member of '_STL'
> at every usage of std::type_info.
> Without STLport, everything builds ok.
> looking inside the STLport's <typeinfo> header, it
> seems the stuff is placed into global instead of std:
> # if defined (__STL_USE_NAMESPACES) \
> && ( defined (__STL_VENDOR_GLOBAL_EXCEPT_STD) || defined
> (__STL_USE_OWN_NAMESPACE) || defined (__STL_DEBUG))
> // VC++ 6 has only this guy in ::
> # if !(defined(__STL_MSVC)&& (__STL_MSVC <= 1200))
> using __STL_VENDOR_EXCEPT_STD::type_info;
> # endif
> After I realised, that py_cpp code is ok on native
> headers with std::type_info, I removed that conditional
> under the comment from STLport and it worked as a good
> fix for me.
> Maybe stlport tries to workaround some issue
> already solved by Service Pack 4.
> Is it possible for anyone with latest STLport beta to
> have a look on this? Otherwise we shall report a bug
> to STLport.
> Petr Kocmid
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