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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-11 04:39:29

"Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Why don't we have single BOOST_GCC macro which defines version of gcc
> compiler. In numerous places around boost we need to check for specific
> versions on gcc and required to use complex expressions involving up to 3
> gcc variables.

Because nobody has introduced it. The usual answer applies: since you
care enough to ask, maybe you should just go ahead and do it. It's a
good idea that's been discussed before.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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