Subject: Re: [boost] Changes to VS 2012 config
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-28 17:32:03
On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 9:59 PM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Eric Niebler <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 11/28/2012 8:44 AM, Marshall Clow wrote:
>>> Just so people know - I'm updating the Visual Studio configuration to
>>> more accurately reflect the capabilities of VS 2012.
>>> The first step was in http://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/changeset/81613
>>> ; the next step will be to update the compiler features.
>>> If you see any problems, please let me know.
>> This is great Marshall. Thanks for doing this. Will there be any effort
>> made to support the rolling CTP releases of the MS compiler? The latest
>> CTP has variadic templates, for instance (although they're a little buggy).
> Historically we didn't add config support until a compiler was
> actually released. But if Microsoft is going to be adding features
> just via rolling CTP releases, with no formal release for several
> years, I'd like to see us add the CTP features based on _MSC_FULL_VER.
> Note that the CTP released didn't bump _MSC_VER.
> I'll see if I can find out more about their plans, too.
A non-preview release is available too. It includes XP targetting, but
not the latest features from the CTP release.
But why wait until a compiler is actually released?