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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-05 06:42:47

John Maddock wrote:
> What's the timescale for 1.33 at present?
> I have some VC-8 specific fixes for type traits that hook up the
> compiler's intrinsic type traits support into our traits classes:
> these patches make VC8 the first compiler to "just do the right thing"
> with every single
> trait. That's a big milestone IMO!
> Assuming VC8 will be release before Boost-1.34 (which seems likely),
> I'd like to commit these to cvs, but won't do so if we're too close to
> release (as long as there's at least 10 days or so to go, then
> there's enough time to check for possible regressions - especially as only
> one compiler
> should be affected - and there are no regressions for me locally with
> gcc/vc++/borland/intel).
> Thoughts?

Given the current state of the test matrix and the low risk/high reward, I'd
say that it's worth it, especially if you can add it in a way that is easily
turned off at the flip of a switch/comment/define.

Where is the instrinsic support documented, BTW?

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