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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-20 08:25:52

"sanduoren" <sanduoren_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> I'm a learner of boost.But the boost make me head ache.for example, I
> can't use /boost/algorithm/string.The VC6 compiler gives hints:
> yes_no_type.hpp(22) : error C2265: '<Unknown>' : reference to a zero-sized
> array is illegal
> yes_no_type.hpp(23) : see reference to class template instantiation
> 'boost::algorithm::size_descriptor<I>' being compiled
> who can tell me how to use boost in VC6

You really need to move to a more modern C++ compiler. Microsoft recently
terminated all support for VC++ 6.0. Boost developers are loosing interest
in supporting it.

If cost is a concern, both the gcc compiler (via cygwin) and the Microsoft
compiler (command line version) are available for free.


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