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From: Simon Atanasyan (Simon.Atanasyan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-27 00:11:21

Albert Chin wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 12:58:11AM +0200, Gennaro Prota wrote:
>> On Sun, 23 Jul 2006 23:16:50 +0100, Timo Geusch
>> <timo_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> I'll have to check this but I think some of the changes that Simon
>>> Atanasyan from SUN made and published in his blog address this.
>> Thanks for pointing me there :-) Yes, some problems are addressed, and
>> are in fact supposed to be fixed since boost 1.33.1:
>> <>
>> Why they aren't is beyond me (I guess Simon posted his patch(es) here,
>> otherwise the answer is obvious)
> The above patch will tie you to -library=stlport4 though. The boost
> mini howto on the same blog,
>, says you
> need to build programs linking against boost with:
> -library=stlport4 -features=tmplife -features=tmplrefstatic
> I suppose this means if your boost program links against any 3rd-party
> libraries, they must be compiled with the above as well.
> Is stlport4 "better" than Cstd?

Cstd is an old implementation. It does not conforms to standard.
And it will never conforms because we (Sun) need to maintains
binary compatibility with old releases. Stlport is closer to
standard and contains some features necessary for Boost.

Simon Atanasyan

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