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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-16 21:32:46

At 09:03 PM 3/16/2003, Jeff Garland wrote:

>On Sun, 16 Mar 2003 17:34:18 -0500, Beman Dawes wrote
>> I'll go over the do-list again after dinner, but it looks like
>> almost all problems have been cleared except for this one.
>I don't know if the Linux results are up to date, but
>it appears that we have still taken a step backward with
>lexical cast on gcc 2.95.3. This is causing a large number
>date_time tests which compiled and executed correctly with
>the 1.29 release to fail.
>Without actually looking at the source it would be my
>guess that this is related to the fact that the 2.95.3
>standard library only supported old iostreams and that
>somehow the lexical_cast work around got lost in the
>changes. This is supported by the fact that the same
>tests work fine with STLPort. It would be nice if this
>workaround could be restored before the release even if
>results in the 2.95.3 version having the 'string' bug.
>I've attached the details for reference...

OK, lexical_cast goes back on the list.


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