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From: vicente.botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-17 04:53:49

Please forget my last post. I should take a look on how config.h file works
before posting

Vicente Juan Botet Escriba
----- Original Message -----
From: "Vladimir Prus" <vladimir_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Saturday, May 17, 2008 10:13 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] "Unknown compiler version"

> vicente.botet wrote:
>>> So, the message is likely to totally confuse some users, and force other
>>> users to keep local
>>> modifications to boost. Can we either remove this check, or assume that
>>> unknown version of
>>> compiler is identical in behaviour to the last known one?
>> Hello,
>> this seams reasonable for new versions of already known compilers.
> Ok.
>> For not
>> know compilers the question is what would be the default value. One
>> possibility is to provide a user define that give the default known
>> compiler, the other preserve the error.
> Why? What good does the error do to user? Failing just because the
> compiler
> *might* have a bug does not seem right.
>> Anyway I think that the warning should be preserved (adding the address
>> of
>> the page explaining how to do that will help) and maybe this could be
>> protected with conditional compilation.
>> # warning "Unknown compiler version - please run the configure tests
>> and
>> report the results ("
>> #endif
> Why would a user who's just downloaded Boost and builds it on SVN version
> of gcc have to specify some defines?
> - Volodya
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