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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] Compatibility with STLPort
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-21 11:22:37

Andrey Semashev wrote:
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>> On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 10:18 AM, Andrey Semashev
>>> <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]
>>>> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I've created ticket #3241 some time ago, with a patch attached. It's
>>>> about
>>>> Boost.Filesystem compatibility with STLPort expression templates
>>>> feature.
>>>> So far no activity has appeared on it, although the fix is trivial.
>>>> Is it
>>>> OK if I go ahead and commit the patch?
>>>> PS: Ticket URL is
>>> Unless I'm missing something, the code being replaced would be perfectly
>>> valid with a conforming implementation of the standard library, and only
>>> causes a problem because STLPort isn't conforming. Thus I'd rather
>>> use an
>>> #ifdef so that the replacement only applies to STLPort.
>> But the new code is also conforming. Is it worth to put an #ifdef when
>> the new code alone works everywhere?
>>> Is this something STLPort intends to fix, by the way?
>> I didn't ask, as I don't think this can be fixed in STLPort. Unless,
>> by disabling the template expressions altogether, that is, which is
>> already possible. But it would be a pity to lose this optimization
>> because of one or two places of incompatibility that are so easy to fix.
> Ping?

Ping 2? I would really like this issue settled for the upcoming release.

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