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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-21 21:04:38

David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:

> The config docs say:
> Standard library
> If the compiler / library supplies non-standard or broken
> std::auto_ptr.
> Yet BOOST_NO_AUTO_PTR is not set for MSVC with its standard library,
> in which auto_ptr does not support converting constructors, among
> other major problems.
> I'm going to add BOOST_NO_AUTO_PTR for the old dinkumware library;
> Please don't hesitate to let me know if there's a problem with this
> change.

Argh, that's going to break shared_ptr for a number of users; I think
we need a new config macro (BOOST_BROKEN_AUTO_PTR or something) :-(

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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