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From: Tobias Schwinger (tschwinger_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-20 02:54:12

Sean Huang wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tobias Schwinger" <tschwinger_at_[hidden]>
>>Sean Huang wrote:
>>>vector200.hpp contains lines with more than 8000 characters. This causes
>>>problems when the file is added to IBM Rational ClearCase which has an
>>>8000-character upper limit for text files. The workaround is to check it
>>>as a binary file but this eliminates the possibility of future merges. Is
>>>possible to make the lines shorter?
>>Not easily - it's preprocessor generated code. Running some kind of code
>>on it might work (meant as a user-side solution).
> Thanks for the explanation.
> I am curious why the author(s) did not leave the preprocessor directives in
> place. Not willing to introduce dependencies on boost.preprocessor?

It was me (not being an author of that library) who contributed that part (that's why I replied). It's an optimization that speeds up preprocessing by about factor 10.



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