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Subject: Re: [boost] boost libraries and libCstd
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-11 03:47:02

Sascha Ochsenknecht wrote:

> Hi,
> the SUN compiler comes with two C++ standard libraries: libCstd and
> libstlport.
> libCstd is the 'old' version of the C++ libraries which has not all
> features of the standard implemented.
> The differences are described here:
> The linked page also describes workarounds.
> My question now is, does BOOST officially support libCstd? And if yes,
> are there macros (#define's) defined to choose the appropriate code
> (standard or workaround) within the boost library code?
> The backround: the program_options library and probably some others do
> not compile/link with libCstd. This is described e.g. in Ticket #3190).

Given that we had very few users (1?) interested in this 'old' sun standard library,
it might be reasonable to declare that there's not enough demand to support it.
>From that ticket I gather it's *very* non-standard-conforming.

- Volodya

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