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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Macro for null pointer
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-04 18:04:54

On 12/4/2012 2:46 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> But in that case the end-user will have to choose which nullptr
> emulation to use. If he chooses the other library's emulation he does
> not include the Boost header file for nullptr emulation, and vice-versa.

We've learned the hard way that that doesn't work in practice. User
wants to use libraries X and Y. X uses Boost.Nullptr and doesn't
compiler without it. Y defines its own nullptr. Boom.

Please don't ignore the lessons of the past.

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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