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From: Christoph Ludwig (cludwig_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-05 02:21:47

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 08:56:29AM -0800, Robert Ramey wrote:
> 2) This code addresses the issue that (last time I checked)
> boost/type_traits/is_abstract.hpp does not work on most compilers. The
> intention of this code is to use the boost one where it is known to work and
> to use one that returns false if is_abstract is not supported on the
> platform. I believe this code supports this intention.

Not really. Or more precisely, your assumption where is_abstract is
known to work is too broad. The problem is, is_abstract fails with gcc
3.4 for non-trivial examples. I reported this in


IIUC, this bug will be fixed in gcc 4.x, but not in the gcc 3.4
release series, cf.




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