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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-27 09:12:57

From: "Björn Karlsson" <Bjorn.Karlsson_at_[hidden]>

> > From: David Abrahams [mailto:dave_at_[hidden]]
> [snip]
> > I think it's just a low QOI compiler implementation quirk.
> That's what I thought - just wanted to make sure that was the case.
> [Joerg]
> > > (and an
> > > idea how the new name should look (back to numerics? ;-))
> >
> > Probably.
> [snip]
> > And that's where we left it.
> Ok, then I'd say this is rather urgent... If the name must change, it
> definitely be changed before release. On the other hand, this is (not
> blame is important here) a compiler issue, and there may also be
> workarounds. I guess it would work if the path to standard library
> was set before path_to/boost? If so, we do have an option of just
> documenting this unfortunate clash of names/implementation quirks.

We'd also have to change our toolsets to make that work. This can be
difficult, since many compilers automatically stick the system headers at
the end of the #include <...> search path.

           David Abrahams * Boost Consulting
dave_at_[hidden] *

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