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Subject: Re: [boost] [test] Any dependency on Boost.Test requires C++11 ?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-03-18 08:02:51

> 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 removed. Could I commit it?

Confirmed. As Gennadiy hasn't responded I've gone ahead and committed the


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