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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-04 15:53:56

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hum... I just had a thought. Is it possible to detect if wchar_t is a
> typedef at compile time?
> Yes, I think so. Won't boost::is_same< unsigned short, wchar_t
>>::value be true if wchar_t is a typedef, and false if a distinct type?

Yes, but you can't use the result for conditional compilation in the
traditional sense. Template instantiation comes after preprocessing

Dave Abrahams
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