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From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-12 16:25:11

on 3/11/01 2:49 PM, deansturtevant_at_[hidden] at
deansturtevant_at_[hidden] wrote:

> --- In boost_at_y..., Daryle Walker <darylew_at_m...> wrote:
>> Should we add #defines for the current Boost version? They probably would go
>> in "config.hpp". They could go something like:
>> //===================================
>> #define BOOST_VERSION_FIX 0
>> //===================================

> Based on recent experience looking at code which tests for the minor version
> of the GCC compiler without testing for the major version, I think separating
> out major from minor in #defines is not a good idea. How about a single
> version number?

That sounds OK. What about both? This is with the understanding that only
the single-number version is made for comparisons, and the split version is
for printing only. See more in my response to Dave.

Daryle Walker
Mac, Internet, and Video Game Junkie
darylew AT mac DOT com

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