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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-04 06:13:59

> I've found that using the /Za option breaks a lot of things for using
> I believe we've gone a bit overboard in our requirements for MSVC
> for example, all of my date_time stuff works JUST fine....even using /Za
> if I simply add a line to auto_link.hpp which will accept _MSC_VER >=
> I note that another test from a colleague (boost threads) won't compile if
> /Za is turned on.
> the visualc.hpp file in config turns off the Win32API if extensions aren't
> enabled.
> Say what?? what do the language extensions have to do with libraries
> being called?

The problem is that with /Za you can't compile <windows.h> (or at least not
last time I checked), there is also an assumption that libraries are
compiled with the same options as your code, I appreciate that in some
limited cases that isn't always a requirement, but it usually is....


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