From: John Maddock (john_maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-20 06:42:35
> Good name.
> > (I didn't check the reason for the failure on MSVC)
> Yes, MSVC is from where my proposal originated... Its behavior is
> slightly different from GCC.
> So I guess what we really need are two macros:
> * BOOST_NO_USING_DECLARATION_OVERLOADS
> * BOOST_NO_USING_DECLARATION_OVERLOADS_FROM_TYPENAME_BASE (long ugly
> name -- any suggestions?)
> I've attached test files; someone else might want to check them out,
OK, however unless your code actually differentiates between these two
problems lets stick with one macro if we can :-)
> And to answer John Maddock's question: this is needed (in more ways than
> one) by the Boost.Variant library under development by Itay Maman and
Got it, in that case let's defer adding any new macros until the lib is at
least up for review - that way we'll have a better idea what the final code
will actually need.
Boost list run by bdawes at acm.org, gregod at cs.rpi.edu, cpdaniel at pacbell.net, john at johnmaddock.co.uk