From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-09 12:20:41
on Fri May 04 2007, "Daniel Walker" <daniel.j.walker-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/27/07, Daniel Walker <daniel.j.walker_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 4/27/07, Peter Dimov <pdimov_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> > Daniel Walker wrote:
>> > >> I'm not at all sure that breaking the code of all boost::bind users
>> > >> who happen to use precompiled headers with Borland and g++ is
>> > >> acceptable.
>> > >
>> > > I agree that breaking code should be avoided if at all possible. And
>> > > good news! I just ran the test suite with g++ 4.1 using precompiled
>> > > bind.hpp and mem_fn.hpp and everything passed with object
>> > > placeholders. What version of g++ had broken PCH and needed the inline
>> > > placeholders?
>> > I don't remember. We should conservatively assume that 4.0 and below need
>> > the workaround. I don't object to us switching to "real" placeholders for
>> > 4.1 and later based on your report.
>> Great! I'll send another patch that will leave borland and g++ <= 4.0
>> as they were.
> I've attached a patch that leaves borland and g++ <= 4.0 as they were.
> I also changed my little addition to the documentation to reflect
> this. And one more thing, I couldn't find a macro analogous to
> BOOST_MSVC for gcc's version number that I could use with
> BOOST_WORKAROUND. I added one (BOOST_GCC) in
> boost/config/compilers/gcc.hpp that does the same things as MPL's gcc
> config file. Let me know if there's some other way this should have
> been done.
Posting it to the SF patch tracker is always a good move. :)
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