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From: Sohail Somani (s.somani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-28 14:39:06

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Simon Atanasyan
> Sent: Tuesday, November 28, 2006 11:17 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Cc: Simon.Atanasyan_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] New getting started guide
> Hi,
> I'm a member of Sun C++ frontend team.
> Could you describe why Sun CC + boost makes you very sad? What version
> of Boost and Sun C++ do you use? What kind of problem is the most
> annoying for you?
> 2006/11/28, Sohail Somani <s.somani_at_[hidden]>:
> > If you can afford it, g++ is a useful option. But yes, Sun
> CC + boost makes me very sad.

The main beef is that I can't (or couldn't) use boost, a most popular
C++ library, with a default install of suncc. If suncc+stlport is a
viable option, it should be default (imho). Backward compatibility aside
of course (which makes all other points moot usually).

That's it.

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