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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost on Sun CC without STLPort
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-07 11:31:06


On 12/7/2010 8:12 AM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 7, 2010 at 11:07 AM, Dean Michael Berris
> <mikhailberis_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Is there any specific reason why Boost isn't tested against Sun CC
>> without STLPort -- aside from the obvious reason that there's nobody
>> running the regression tests on that platform? Is it something
>> inherently wrong in Sun's standard library implementation that's
>> preventing Boost from working properly on the Sun compiler?
> It used to be wicked noncompliant, to the point where it was a waste
> of time to even try. I'm not sure what the status today, though.

The thing is, the library would be reasonably compliant
if it weren't for the compiler workarounds. These aren't
needed anymore, but the library configuration still activates
them. I'm guessing that the reason is to preserve ABI

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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