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Subject: Re: [boost] [mpl] mpl::string, help needed (vacpp, sun, borland)
From: Dmitry Goncharov (dgoncharov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-24 10:01:11

Eric Niebler wrote:
> Eric Niebler wrote:
>> We have a very interesting problem with the Sun compiler. I see from
>> the regression reports that the mpl::string test is passing now with
>> sun-5.9 on SunOS, but it's failing on Linux. The nature of the
>> failure there is fascinating, and reveals our first true portability
>> problem with multichar literals. Look at the error:
> <snip>
> For anybody interested in tackling this programming challenge, I have
> made it easier by isolating the implementation-defined bit-twiddling
> to some macros in boost/mpl/string.hpp. With appropriate definitions
> of the BOOST_MPL_MULTICHAR_* macros, mpl::string should work on the
> sun-5.9/Linux toolset. Any takers?
A patch in the attachment.
Verified with sun c++ 5.9 on sparc, sun c++ 5.10 on linux and gcc 4.3.3
on linux.

Br, Dmitry

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