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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-30 08:20:27

"Jaap Suter" <J.Suter_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Anyway, any hints for the above would be appreciated, but the actual
> question is: is it worth it spending a lot of time on an MSVC7 port, or is
> this an effort doomed to fail from the start?

Everything I've done with MPL so far has worked beautifully with vc7,
and I'm doing some pretty complicated stuff.

> I suppose this is hard to answer without knowing the library details
> and the target-audience, but considering I'm doing some rather
> complicated MPL stuff it is going to be one hell of a ride.
> Mmm, perhaps I'm better of waiting for the PTS supporting MSVC update. If
> not, any strategies or advice for tackling common problems with MPL on MSVC?

Hmm, looks like a case of ETI (early template instantiation).

Aleksey is the expert in this area of msvc bogosity; I'll have to let
him answer.

                       David Abrahams
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