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Subject: Re: [boost] [offtopic] cygwin and wchar
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-04 04:12:34

>> Hmmm - that's all I did and it worked fine. I did notice one
>> thing though - it seemed to leave some older version of gcc
>> and libraries on there. Double check that the older ones
>> aren't being invoked with gcc -v
> Ah, I had to install the gcc4 package. It installs side-by-side with the
> earlier gcc package, which is gcc3.
> I wonder if it's a good idea for the cygwin toolset to just assume that
> wchar support is present, when really it's only present if the user has
> selected gcc4.

Almost certainly not, but I haven't had a chance to look into or test that
change yet, so if Beman and yourself can work out something better between
you, that would be great!


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