Subject: Re: [boost] Changes to VS 2012 config
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-01 07:36:06
On 1 December 2012 05:34, Eric Niebler <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On other words, we should operate under the assumption that there will
> be no improvements in C++11 compliance of any officially supported
> Microsoft compiler until the next major release of Visual Studio.
> What that means for Boost is up for us to decide. But given the above, I
> think it would be wise for us to add support for the CTP releases to
> Boost.Config using _MSC_FULL_VER so that we don't have to wait until
> VS.Next to start taking advantage of variadic templates (for example).
Maybe we should make support of CTP features optional, i.e. we only
use the feature if the user sets a macro. That way, the default build
won't break if a feature is removed.