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Subject: Re: [boost] Are some of the trunk regression tests running in C++0x mode when they shouldn't be?
From: Gennadiy Rozental (rogeeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-10 18:30:42

Vicente J. Botet Escriba <vicente.botet <at>> writes:

> Le 10/11/11 21:13, Gennadiy Rozental a écrit :
> > Steven Watanabe<watanabesj<at>> writes:
> >>> Looks like -std=c++0x is being specified when it shouldn't for some reason?
> >>> Is something broken, or am i imagining it?
> >>>
> >> This is a problem in Boost.Test as of r75372.
> > How should I specify in Jamfile that I want to require c++11 support from gcc
> > starting with version a.b.c?
> >
> You should not require this. Even if using a given version of gcc, users
> could been to preserve a C++03 behavior.

What is the problem with enabling C++11 features if possible? We do not expect
backward compatibility issues, don't we?

What about MSVC? It has C++11 enabled by default.

Some of the new features of Boost.Test require c++11 support. I want to be able
to test it and I want users to be able to use it.


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