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From: John Maddock (jm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-19 05:23:48

> I found a problem with the intel configuration for Linux.
> For that compiler the macro BOOST_NO_INTRINSIC_WCHAR_T
> gets defined although the compiler has an intrinsic wchar_t.
> defined on Linux. __WCHAR_TYPE__ is defined to int. Never-
> theless, wchar_t and int are distinct types.
> The attached patch to intel.hpp fixes this problem for
> intel 7.1 on Linux. However, I'm not sure wether the change
> is acceptable in this form. I'm also not sure wether
> it causes problems with version 7.0 of the compiler.

We have endless problems with this compiler: basically you can turn wchar_t
support on or off on the command line, but there is no way to detect which
option is used in code. Is wchar_t supported by default with Intel 7.1 on
linux? If yes then I guess we should change....



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