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From: John Maddock (john_maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-14 06:12:41

> I've taken the liberty of committing fixes for *some* of boost's
> checks which weren't checking the version number. I took a somewhat
> conservative route, which also means it's somewhat ham-fisted -- in many
> cases the original test was written with MSVC6 in mind, and I just assumed
> that the same workaround would be needed for MSVC7 but not for later
> compilers. Hopefully, the enclosed list will be enough to prompt authors
> and maintainers to look over the changes and tune them appropriately.

Your patch to stlport.hpp breaks VC6 + STLport 4.5.3 (it now thinks that
long long is supported when it's not). IMO you don't need that patch: the
new config/suffix.hpp should take care of everything.

IMO the patch to conversion_traits.hpp should be removed as well: the MS
specific version of is_convertible has #pragma warning suppression that the
generic version lacks (otherwise either version is equally good).

John Maddock

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