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From: Sean Huang (huangsean_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-02-13 23:15:15

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-
> bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Robert Ramey
> Sent: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 6:41 PM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] [serialization] namespace boost
> It seems that the complaint is that its applying to code outside the
> namespace boost_132.
> Is my understanding of the scope of using directives wrong, or is this
> a compiler error?
As said in the Trac ticket, this is a compiler bug

> Then the question arises as to how it should be addressed. I don't see
> how the workaround for the borland compiler applies here.
I do not know if this is best fix but it solved our problem and it was not
too much effeot. I do not know your original intension for the Borland
compiler #if but it seems Borland has the same namespace issue from looking
at the code -- and that's why I proposed simply extending the #if condition
to VC8 (looks like VC7.1 has the bug too from Johan's report)

> What I
> wanted to avoid was going through the code line by line.
There are only a few places that need the patch (and you already did that
for Borland)



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