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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-19 12:48:11

At 09:35 AM 3/19/2003, Alisdair Meredith wrote:

>Alisdair Meredith wrote:
>> I am currently doing a search for other places where borland v 0x0561
>> assumed, as I don't think the latest patch fixed any issues that would
>> affect boost and it would be a shame to have to choose between boost
>> the patch.
>OK, borland 0x561 is assumed in quite a few spirit files (
>list informed), quite a lot of the MPL (around 20 files) and
>Unfortunately we are still certifying that patch here, and the PC it is
>on does not have easy access to Boost CVS, I cannot test in a reasonable
>frame for 1_30 (which I assume means testing today at the latest.)
>However, there are no issues addressed in that patch that would resolve
>boost workarounds that I am aware of, and suggest the safest solution
>might be to simply update the version check to 0x564 in all those
>files. At the worst we provide an extra unneeded workaround. The
>alternative is that these libraries, or libraries that rely on them, are
>quite likely to fail with the latest borland compiler.
>Of course, it is very easy to ask for sweeping changes right on the line
>when you aren't the release manager! If there is time I would very much
>like to push for the change though.

There just isn't any time left. See "OK to tag for release?" message just



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