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From: Douglas Gregor (gregod_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-06 19:38:44

I completely missed this message earlier because my mail reader put it in the
"Threads & Exceptions" thread. Sorry for the delay.

On Tuesday 06 August 2002 09:31 am, Steven Kirk wrote:
> Could you let me know the status of the new-style boost.function library on
> Borland C++? I realise it is not working at the moment, but is it likely
> that the new style will ever work properly on borland, or should I stick to
> the boost::functionN variants? As far as I can tell from attempting to get
> the latest function.hpp from CVS working, borland does not correctly
> recognise function types, but I'm no expert on these matters.

The new syntax will not work on the Borland compiler until they start parsing
function types properly.

> PS, I have managed to hack function.hpp enough to get the old functionN
> style to work with bcc. Like I say, it's a hack and right now I don't have
> any time to do any more work to tidy it up, but if you would like to see
> what I did then by all means I can post the updated file to the list.

I put a Borland-specific fix in today, and the regression tests seem to be
happy with it. Are you still having problems?


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