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From: John Maddock (jm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-14 05:40:54

> Your patch does not fix the problem at all.

Ah, I see I got the Intel version check backwards, fixed (hopefully!)

> In my opinion, it can even
> break some working configurations. I would rather use this conditional
> expression:
> # if !(defined(_GLOBAL_USING) && (_GLOBAL_USING+0 > 0 || _CPPLIB_VER ==
> 310)) && !defined(_STD)

I'm not convinced that _GLOBAL_USING is used consistently between Dinkumware
libraries (windows vs linux etc), so I'd rather not rely on _GLOBAL_USING at
all - hence my attempt to check the Intel version number.

> since the test _GLOBAL_USING+0 > 0 is false although we want it true with
> Dinkumware 3.10 (_CPPLIB_VER == 310 and maybe other versions but I don't
> know them). If there is a way to test the macro _GLOBAL_USING is defined
> but doesn't have a value, it would be even better: it would work with all
> the versions of the library that assume "#define _GLOBAL_USING" to be
> equivalent to "#define _GLOBAL_USING 1".

I don't think it's possible to check for that as far as I know :-(


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