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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-04 04:41:22

Sohail Somani wrote:
> Any opinions on this? It is a patch against 1.33.1. It is meant to be
> non-intrusive: nothing should change unless you want it to. The idea
> is
> that when building boost threads, you require language extensions via
> your silence on BOOST_NO_REQUIRE_LANGUAGE_EXTENSIONS but if you are
> not building boost threads, you don't need language extensions. The
> idea is
> that BOOST_DISABLE_WIN32 does not need to be defined if language
> extensions are not needed.
> I would appreciate any feedback towards a possible patch. I am
> currently running the boost thread tests and hoping that they don't
> fail ;) If all
> goes well, I will rebuild the rest of boost as well and run tests
> there.

Unfortunately that's going to break all kinds of things: Regex and
Boost.Test almost for sure. I suggest you do a grep for BOOST_DISABLE_WIN32
and BOOST_HAS_THREADS: you will find their use ubiquitous throughout Boost.


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