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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-24 19:18:36

David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:

> "Robert Ramey" <ramey_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> can the export.hpp be replaced with something like
>> #if msvc 6
>> #include old_export.hpp
>> #else
>> ... new code here or new export
>> #endif
>> That way vc6 is still supported subject to the header ordering
>> restriction while for other compilers the restriction is eliminated.
> Yes, that's possible. It leaves an unfortunate quantity of cruft in
> the code, but what can you do? I guess you could think really hard
> about dropping vc6 support.
> I should warn you: supporting broken compilers is an addictive habit
> that's hard to break. But I've found it's worth breaking in the end
> ;-)

Fortunately I found a workaround. See my other posting.

Dave Abrahams
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