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Subject: Re: [boost] [atomic] unconditional cmpxchg8b support
From: Tim Blechmann (tim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-10-23 08:29:07

>>> I think the library should be fair and compile for the platform it is
>>> requested for. The question of the default target platform should be
>>> directed to compiler or Debian dev team.
>> in theory i'd agree with you, but i doubt that it is easy to convince
>> the debian devs to change their defaults ... and then we (well i) may
>> still have problems with other linux distributions, maybe mingw/cygwin ...
> Why not instruct the compiler to build for the platform you want to
> build for instead?

my users are barely capable of handling a build system, not to mention a
compiler ... artists who are eager to user open source, you know

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