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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] polygon library long long, long double portability
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-27 18:20:06

Simonson, Lucanus J wrote:
> Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>> I'm not sure if it's a Boost-wide requirement that all libraries
>> must support all compilers, but it's quite common between users to
>> assume that's true.
>> So, I'm not sure if your happiness meets users expactations as
>> Viasual C++ 8.0 is still widely used and will be for long time.
> You misinterpret my lightheartedness for carelessness.

Yes, I probably did.

> I fully
> intend to attempt back porting to MSVC8 and I tried to make that
> clear when I asked if anyone had words of wisdom to offer me before I
> set out to do just that.

There is no general wisdom of Visual C++ 8.0. The only I can recommend
is to try to build and walk through errors fixing them.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,
Charter Member of OSGeo,

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