Boost logo

Boost :

From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-26 10:02:27

"Edward Diener" <eddielee_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Deane Yang wrote:
>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> It would be great if Boosters who care about Borland could try the
>>> 6.0 preview against the Boost regression tests to see what issues
>>> turn up.
>> Yes, please!
>> I've already tried to compile something that uses boost,
>> and compilation fails inside boost/config/compiler/borland.hpp,
>> because the compiler is "unknown". Could someone suggest what to
>> do next?
> Look at the bottom of boost\config\compiler\borland.hpp . If __BORLANDC__ is
> greater than 0x570 you will fail on this message. You need to bump up the
> 0x570 to be beyond what __BORLANDC__ is for the new compiler.

Forcing an error in these cases seems wrong to me. In most cases
boost workarounds will degrade gracefully. Is there rationale for
not causing some kind of warning instead?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at