From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-04 06:10:50
> OK apparently it's just a leftover from the VC++6.0 days. (or maybe early
> IF one doesn't set the option to "disable language extensions" auto_link
> will work just fine.
> I'm personally puzzled as to why we still need the "language extensions"
> use the boost library (since I altered auto_link.hpp on MY system to allow
> ANY _MSC_VER >= 1300 and it appears to be functioning)
> I DO note there is a comment in visualc.hpp that says /Za problem with
OK, I that was lack just lack of testing time on my part - the auto-link
code hasn't been tested with /Za, so I don't know which compilers (vc6/7/7.1
and Intel etc) support it in strict mode, when I get more time I'll look
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