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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Boost PP and variadic macros
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-03 14:22:00

On 03/04/2011 17:58, Edward Diener wrote:
> This means that the code to detect variadic macro support in
> Boost is duplicated in two places, both in config, which I basically
> started with the blessing of John Maddock with the
> BOOST_NO_VARIADIC_MACROS macro, and in Boost PP in a configuration file
> which I have coded and essentially duplicates the code in config for
> variadic macro support.
> I do not like this. Duplicating functionality in two different places,
> even as simple as determining variadic macro support for compilers, is
> error prone and a maintenance problem. Changes in one place have to be
> done in the other, and this would need to constantly be tracked.

Does it detect the MSVC bug that severely restricts the use of variadic
macros with that compiler?

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