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From: Fernando Cacciola (fcacciola_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-12 10:32:36

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Abrahams" <david.abrahams_at_[hidden]>
To: "boost" <boost_at_[hidden]>
Cc: "Jens Maurer" <Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden]>; <John_Maddock_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, July 12, 2002 10:40 AM
Subject: [boost] config and limits.hpp request

> Hi,
> I recently added specializations of numeric_limits<__int64> and
> numeric_limits<unsigned __int64> to boost/limits.hpp for MSVC6 support.
> However, I'm finding that more than one compiler supplies a 64 bit integer
> type without corresponding specializations of numeric_limits<>.
> I'd like to suggest two things:

FWIW; this is also required for BCB5.
BCB6, when used with STLPORT correctly defines _STLP_LONG_LONG as __int64
for BCC and specializes numeric_limits<> accordingly. (But if BCB6 is used
with RW STL, it is the same as with BCB5, so the config might need to
discriminate this)

Fernando Cacciola
Sierra s.r.l.

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