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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-06 14:23:02

"Toon Knapen" <toon.knapen_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Using the sunpro toolset I get a strange error when compiling the
> boost::filesystem library (and thus all regression testing fails). Below
> you can find the error diagnostics. It comes down to an ambiguous
> overload of boost::operator==<...> but the two operator=='s (reported in
> the error message) are identical ! So why is this ambiguous ?
> I've been trying to find out where the operator== for directory_iterator
> is implemented. Seems that it comes from the iterator_facade. Also the
> header containing the iterator_facade declaration mentions support for
> operator== but still I do not grasp where the operator== is implemented.
> Maybe one of you can give me a hint where to look.
> Thanks in advance,

My best guess is that SunPro is somehow getting confused by the
forward declarations of those operators. You might try commenting
that out and seeing if things get better.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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