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Date: 2006-06-03 07:57:25

Patches item #1489359, was opened at 2006-05-16 07:38
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Status: Open
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Priority: 5
Submitted By: Michael Fink (vividos)
Assigned to: John Maddock (johnmaddock)
Summary: [config] evc4 port

Initial Comment:
This patch is a port for evc3/4 targeting Windows CE.
Reason for the changes in auto_link.hpp: STLport with
evc4 cannot be compiled in _STLP_DEBUG mode; the
compiler issues wrong ARM code and _STLP_DEBUG mode
cannot be used with evc4 ARM. I also introduced a new
file wince.hpp in boost/config/platform/, since the
defines in the _WIN32_WCE part got too big.


>Comment By: John Maddock (johnmaddock)
Date: 2006-06-03 11:57

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Some more comments and questions:


#ifndef _CPPUNWIND
# error C++ Exception handling is not switched on, which is
neccessary for Boost! Please add /GX to your compiler options.


#ifndef _CPPUNWIND

I'm also concerned about hard coding the value of
_WIN32_WINNT: this is very bad manners at the very least!

Finally, shouldn't those C functions be defined in namespace
std? I presume that the header needs to include <cstring>
as well otherwise I don't see how it can possibly compile.



Comment By: Mateusz Loskot (mloskot)
Date: 2006-05-30 02:52

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Thanks for your effor to make Boost more Windows
CE-friendly. Some time ago, I also started to use Boost with

VC++ 8.0 brings the whole set of compilers for Winodows CE
platform: clarm.exe, clmips.exe, etc.
Here is a list with preprocessor macros to check target arch:

Here is a table that explains how to map devie arch from
eVC++ 3/4 to VC++ 8.0:

Also, biuld system should define appropriate symbols:
-D _ARM_ -D ARM -D _arm_
-D _MIPS_ -D MIPS -D _mips_



Comment By: Michael Fink (vividos)
Date: 2006-05-17 13:22

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The only change I made is to rename "evc8" to "msvc8-arm",
but since I don't know exactly how to differentiate
processors in msvc8 I simply put "msvc8-arm". A possible
msvc8 porter has to decide that.

I updated the patch since I found another issue: there's no
static C runtime for Windows CE, so autolinking always
chooses "-gdp" now. Please disregard the first patch.


Comment By: John Maddock (johnmaddock)
Date: 2006-05-17 09:51

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I notice that the patches are arm-specific, surely VC8 can
be used to target other processors?



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