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Subject: Re: [boost] [locale] Formal review of Boost.Locale library starts tomorrow
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-08 10:17:43


On 04/08/2011 03:57 AM, Artyom wrote:
>> In "Using Localization Backends":
>> - You discuss on what platforms the standard library backend is useful.
>> Where you say "on Linux with GCC or Intel compilers", would it be
>> better to say "when using the GCC standard library, for example with
>> GCC, the Intel compiler" since I guess e.g. clang (if used with the gcc
>> std lib) would work too?
> I can't tell, not tested with clang.
> But I must say that toooo many standard libraries has broken locale
> support. For example GCC's libstd++ supports locales only
> on Linux based on libc's (now POSIX but in earlier days non-standard
> functions like newlocale/duplocale).
> So I would not be surprised that clang's version of libstd++ compiled
> with only C/POSIX locales in.

clang uses GCC's libstdc++ directly. It doesn't
have its own version.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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