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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-08 10:18:00

"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> "Pavel Kuznetsov" <pavel_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden]) wrote:
>>>> You can't disable the g++ warning with a pragma
>>> Then I suppose the only solution is to check whether given symbol is
>>> defined before using it in BOOST_WORKAROUND. Does everybody agrees
>>> to this strategy? I mean, if nobody is against it, I'll make
>>> appropriate changes and send the diffs. Or rather some voting
>>> procedure should be followed?
>> I guess I'm against it, on the grounds that it's both verbose and
>> error-prone.
> But it works, and the alternatives do not. "Works" as in "makes Boost usable
> with -Wundef".

I know :(.

Before accepting the inevitable, I'd like some comments on this:

  If we *were* going to do that, though, maybe we should simplify
  BOOST_WORKAROUND to not deal with the !defined(SYMBOL) case, or even
  cause an error if SYMBOL == 0.

Dave Abrahams
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