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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-07 17:11:23

"Thomas Witt" <witt_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Hi,
> Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>> "Roland Schwarz" <roland.schwarz_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>> Unfortunately this seems to collide with the agreement, that 1.34 is the
>>> last official release that will support the msvc-6.5 compiler.
>> No. It does not.
>> In general question of particular platform support is
>> library developer/maintainer decision. I promissed msvc 6.5 support in
>> 1.34
>> for all features that were available in 1.33.1 including and specifically
>> concentrating on all the features used by boost unit tests. No support
>> for
>> new features is expected.
> FWIW Gennadiy is right here with respect to the agreed upon
> serialization support in 1.34.0. Thanks Gennadiy for wrangling with vc6
> so that our regression testing is still working. That being said I would
> certainly appreciate small low risk changes that solve
> regression/functionality problems in other libraries with vc6. AFAICS

>From what I know, the patch is trying to address errors in Boost.Test own
unit tests, which I don't really care to fix for this compiler.

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