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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.44] Beta progress?
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-26 00:49:30

John Maddock wrote:
>> I'm focused on getting past this current problem. And
>> I think that implementing this suggestion is the only
>> practical way to do it. I realize that this is a pain
>> but on the upside, it would make a huge improvement
>> to the mpi_archive at quite a small investment of
>> effort.
> I don't see how we can rewrite the archive class at this late stage...
> class D : public T { \
> public: \
> explicit D(const T t) : T(t){} \
> D() : T() {} \
> }; \
> /**/
> is sufficient to get MPI compiling with sun's compiler on Linux (this
> is on Trunk... I assume that both libraries have unmerged fixes
> awaiting for the release branch... as that looks hopelessly broken at
> present?).


> But maybe this gives us a way forward for *this* release? Perhaps
> with the proviso that Boost.Serialization is allowed to move forward
> and make breaking changes to it's implementation for the next release?
> Just my 2c worth... John.

OK, I can see how that might help. I can check in this
change. Before doing this, I check the test matrix and
now see that the compile failures of the SUN compiler are gone
so now I'm not sure whether I should do this or not.


Robert Ramey

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