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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-20 13:27:38

At 12:34 PM 12/20/2002, Alisdair Meredith wrote:

>Beman Dawes wrote:
>> Pavel Vozenilek mentioned in private email that Borland had a C++
>> Update 3 at
>> After I had downloaded and installed the update, I found they had never
>> announced it publicly. But it is available on a public ftp server, so I
>> guess that counts.
>> Compiler version (__BORLANDC__) went to 0x0562.
>That patch has not been publically released yet, and has been the
>subject of some debate in the borland newsgroups.
>Last I heard it was a 'public beta' although the announcement for this
>has not been released either. Whether or not this is the 'final' beta
>or simply an internal test of the build system when it is ready is
>It is certainly not supported by borland, although it seems quite a few
>people a running it now.
>I would recommed running the boost tests with only the second patch
>though, as that is the 'official' borland version.

Yes, our usual policy is not to test with betas. I would never have applied
it if I had known it was a beta.

I'll reinstall the original and apply update 2.


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