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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem][cygwin] Standard conformance for wide characters
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-14 09:01:08

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 3:57 AM, Robert Jones <robertgbjones_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 2:16 PM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I've decided not to attempt support for Cygwin in the next version of
>> Boost.Filesystem.
> I don't entirely understand the implications of this. Without
> Boost.Filesystem, are
> we effectively saying that Boost as a whole non longer supports the
> predominant
> free C++ compiler, or is that a bit of an overstatement?

That's way too strong, although:

> Does lack of Boost.Filesystem support impact the useability of other areas
> of Boost?


But if anyone cares about this, they should fix Cygwin.


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