# Boost :

From: Carlo Wood (carlo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-18 16:01:46

On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 01:13:51PM -0500, Aaron W. LaFramboise wrote:
> However, I do not think it is necessary to accept Win32 paths in Cygwin
> mode, as that Cygwin file primatives are able to deal with "c:\\dir"
> correctly to begin with. In other words, Cygwin has intrinsic support
> for both types itself, without any special support from Boost.

In that case it should DEFINITELY be forced to be compiled with BOOST_POSIX.
*Certainly* this should be the default. Hopefully this can be changed
before the next release?

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Carlo Wood <carlo_at_[hidden]>
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