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From: Martin Bonner (martin.bonner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-26 09:07:13

----Original Message----
From: Joaquin M Lopez Munoz [mailto:joaquin_at_[hidden]]

> Is BOOST_HAS_INTPTR_TYPES supposed to inform whether there
> are vendor-provided ::intrptr_t/::uintrptr_t types? If so, I
> fail to see its utility, since boost::intrptr_t/boost::untrptr_t
> can be provided universally.

Not if the compiler doesn't HAVE a integral type which can hold a pointer.
For example, a compiler for Intel processors with 32 bit longs, no long
long, and 16:32 pointers.

Martin Bonner
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