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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-01-16 20:51:13

At 09:15 PM 1/16/2001 +0000, Paul Moore wrote:

>> Instead of long/unsigned long you may consider using boost::intmax_t
>> and boost::uintmax_t from boost/cstdint.hpp, although integer_test.cpp
>> does not seem to work on Win32 / MSVC 6.0sp4 / STLport 4.0.
>Blech. More MSVC breakage. (Am I right in reading this as
>boost/cstdint.hpp is not going to work right on MSVC?)

It isn't just VC++. long long support is spotty with other compilers,
according to some recent mail from Jens:

> - Neither the gcc 2.95.2 standard library nor STLport 4.0 seem to have
>"long long" overloads for operator<< in their iostream library, which
>that libs/integer/integer_test.cpp does not extend to "long long" easily
>or even portably.

Too bad.


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