From: Joerg Walter (jhr.walter_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-30 04:00:44
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, September 27, 2002 4:12 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Possible emergency: boost/numeric
> 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.
I've started to change directory and namespace structure from
I'll try to commit these changes ASAP.
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