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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-30 15:04:17

Douglas Gregor <gregod_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> Also, I'm not really sure whether we should pre-emptively "fix"
>> type_info::operator= like this. Bugfixes should be in response to actual
>> bug reports.
> type_info::operator== doesn't work across shared libraries with GCC's new ABI,
> and this is the accepted way to fix it. I grabbed the fix out of the Python
> lib (where presumably they've already had this bug report).

I fixed it pre-emptively; the bug was found during the prototyping
stages of the new version of the library. Without a fix it would've
been useless ;-)

Dave Abrahams
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