Subject: Re: [boost] [test] Any dependency on Boost.Test requires C++11 ?
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-03-18 06:23:33
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> Subject: Re: [boost] [test] Any dependency on Boost.Test requires C++11 ?
> Le 15/03/13 11:54, John Maddock a écrit :
> > At present any test in Boost.Math that depends on Boost.Test fails for
> > GCC prior to 4.5 because the build script for Boost.Test has:
> > <toolset>gcc:<cxxflags>-std=gnu++0x
> > Is this really required?
> > It looks wrong headed to me:
> > * We already have testers that test both C++03 and C++11 modes - so we
> > don't need this to test C++11 support.
> > * It's presence makes testing gcc in C++03 mode impossible if the
> > library uses Boost.Test - so there may be C++03 breakages that we
> > don't know about because of this.
> > * As mentioned above, this is a hard error for GCC prior to 4.5, so
> > those compilers can't be tested either.
> > Can this be safely removed?
> I have experimenting regression that disappear when this line is commented. This line must be
> Could I commit it?
I'd welcome it if some of the many failures in Boost.Math regression list on a few gcc platforms can
PS Perhaps adding a new section of 'Work in progress' on
https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/wiki/Guidelines would be the best place for GCC C++ language
specification in relation to Boost?
I have taken the liberty of adding Chris's 'knowledge' to
This is a wiki so others can add in their two-pennyworth...
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