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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Purpose of compiler identification macros
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-02 18:45:49


On 04/02/2011 03:29 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> In select_compiler_config.h there are a number of compiler
> identification macros of the form BOOST_CXX_SOMECOMPILER. I can find
> nowhere in boost where these are being used. What is the purpose of
> these macros ?

No idea. They were added in 2006 by Gennaro Prota,
who is no longer around. They're totally useless,
anyway, as they are always set to 0. I vote that
we remove them.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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