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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-31 17:50:43

Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote:
> Eric Niebler writes:
>>Now that typeof has been checked into the CVS tree, what are the chances
>>that we can get implementations of remove_pointer, remove_bounds,
>>remove_reference, etc. for VC6 and VC7? See the attached message for a
>>link to a typeof-based implementation.
>>I would like to this this happen. It would fix problems in Boost.Range
>>and Boost.Foreach for those compilers.
> I'd like to see a comparison of compilation times between the old and
> the new implementation and the latter being stress tested on
> Boost.Python tests before it officially replaces the current
> code.

I'm not sure what you mean. The "current code" for remove_pointer, et
al. for VC6 and VC7 is broken -- it does nothing. You want to see a
performance comparison between code that doesn't work and code that
does. Why?

Eric Niebler
Boost Consulting

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