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From: Bo Persson (bop_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-03 16:25:14

Sohail Somani wrote:
> Perhaps running tests should disallow language extensions (via
> /Za)? I
> can imagine a lot of boost users need to run on different
> compilers/platforms and having language extensions turned off will
> help.

You would then have to run the tests both ways.

> As a side note, it seems that MSVC 8 turns language extensions *on*
> by default.

It better has to, as the windows.h header was written in pre-standard C and
cannot easily be changed (without also recalling most Windows DLLs).

> It has been jokingly said that /Za is deprecated ;)

Yes, that is a joke. The truth is that /Ze (enable extensions) is
deprecated, becase it is applied by default. :-)

Bo Persson

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