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Subject: Re: [boost] [test] Still having issues
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-13 13:28:39

>> Now if the compiler is *really* VC10, then your workaround code isn't
>> activated and everything is OK, but when the compiler is Intel sitting on
>> top of MSVC, BOOST_MSVC is rightly not defined, so:
> Is there any chance this was changed recently?

No it's always been that way: BOOST_MSVC indicates that the compiler is
*really* msvc as opposed to some other compiler emulating it.

>> Furthermore, I've just checked the headers on my HD and VC8, 9 and 10 all
>> do
>> define that symbol in stdlib.h in exactly the same way:
> Would that be the case, VC8 and VC9 showed up the same failures we observe
> with
> Intel, since the workaround is enabled for these compilers. And this is
> not the
> case. I do not remember all the details, but I believe the symbol only
> defined
> under some conditions we do not meet.

No, _MSC_VER == 1400 is VC8, so the workaround is only enabled for for VC7.1
and earlier.


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