Boost logo

Boost :

From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-20 04:43:24

> By coincidence, yesterday I modified the iostreams regression tests to use
> Boost.Random instead of std::rand, which was behaving poorly on Linux and
> Darwin. The above change means that iostreams is now broken on at least
> one
> compiler, CodeWarrior 8.3, which doesn't support SFINAE.
> Would you mind if the new constructors and seed functions were included
> only for
> compilers supporting enable_if? Alternatively, would you mind if I
> implemented
> these functions without enable_if? From a quick look, it appears that all
> of the
> seed functions and most if not all of the constructors can be made to work
> on
> older compilers without much work.

They can indeed: when I put together the TR1 library in the sandbox vault
I wrapped all the random generators in order to provide a TR1 conforming
interface: no fancy compiler tricks were required at all. Feel free to
steal any code you want.

Footnote: strictly speaking these changes which introduce new features
should not have been introduced at this time (right before release).


Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at