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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-01 14:22:13

At 01:53 PM 7/1/2002, David Abrahams wrote:
>From: "David B. Held" <dheld_at_[hidden]>
>> I believe that BOOST_MSVC6_MEMBER_TEMPLATES is intended
>> to mean "This compiler at least has MSVC6 member templates",
>> whereas, I would expect
>> to mean the opposite.
>That corresponds to my understanding.
>> Perhaps it is confusing because most of the other
>> macros signify the absence of a feature.
>Perhaps, but who is confused here?

I was, for one.

The policy of using macros to identify the absence rather than presence of
standard features seems like a good one.

An any event, if the configuration isn't at fault, why is
numeric_traits_test failing? Is there a bug? In Boost code, or in GCC


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