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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-14 06:46:17

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Maddock" <john_maddock_at_[hidden]>
To: "boost" <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Sunday, July 14, 2002 7:12 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] Patches for unversioned MSVC checks

> > 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
> > cases the original test was written with MSVC6 in mind, and I just
> > that the same workaround would be needed for MSVC7 but not for later
> > compilers. Hopefully, the enclosed list will be enough to prompt
> > 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:
> new config/suffix.hpp should take care of everything.

Oh, maybe you're right!
OK, I'll rip it out.

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

Hmm, OK.



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