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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Major upgrade to Boost.Config symbol visibility macros
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-22 13:09:39

> The upgrade to Boost.Config symbol visibility macros that has been under
> discussion has been committed to trunk. This lays the groundwork for
> resolving #2144, #2309, #3697.
> See
> Thanks Jürgen Hunold for his patches and much other work on symbol
> visibility issues.
> The changeset also applied the changes to Boost.System to act as a testbed
> to ensure the changes are correct. That's a concern because any breakage
> in Boost.Config could break a lot of other stuff. We also want to get the
> Boost.Config changes right the first time as they kick off rebuilds of
> everything that uses the config system.
> The changes have been tested locally on Windows, Linux, and the Mac, and
> Boost.Filesystem has been retested on those systems as a reality check
> that unmodified user code continues to work.
> As trunk regression tests cycle and our confidence builds, we will start
> to suggest and/or apply changes to other libraries to make use of the new
> facilities.

FWIW, I made the necessary changes to Wave and everything seems to work
fine. I'll watch the regression tests for any problems, though.

Regards Hartmut

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