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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-04-08 14:39:07

----- Original Message -----
From: "Giovanni Bajo" <giovannibajo_at_[hidden]>

> RE: [boost] Proposal: string_castHello,
> I was wondering if it was possible to make boost work without
> support.

If you're willing to do the coding work, some parts of boost could be
made to work that way.

> I am not asking this as a way to support old compilers, but only
> because in my projects there are several points in which I have to
> exceptions for performance reasons (with most compilers, it seems that
> handling exceptions still have a high run-time cost). In a perfect
> where exception support does not slow down your code (I don't know if
> is possible at all)

Metrowerks Codewarrior, Sun CC, and GCC 3.x all implement a
no-runtime-overhead model for the most popular target platforms.


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