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Subject: Re: [boost] BOOST_DATE_TIME_NO_LIB
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-14 20:08:05

on Thu Jul 14 2011, Beman Dawes <> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 2:05 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> on Tue Jul 12 2011, Thomas Klimpel <> wrote:
>>> gpolo1_at_[hidden] wrote:
>>>> I #defined
>>>> BOOST_DATE_TIME_NO_LIB in my header file and the program compiles and
>>>> works fine. So what is the purpose of this definition.
>>> Contrary to what the name might suggest, it just turns autolinking off.
>> How is it that we haven't renamed these macros to something more
>> suggestive of their meaning by now?
>> Let me try a less rhetorical approach: suppose we rename these things?
>> (We can leave code in place to achieve backward compatibility if
>> necessary).
> How about:
> and for the global:

I would prefer

and for the global:


and for the global:

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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