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Subject: Re: [boost] [predef] Status and review results?
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-04-27 12:20:24

On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 1:32 AM, Ioannis Papadopoulos <ipapadop_at_[hidden]
> wrote:

> On 04/21/2013 04:00 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>> Just a quick message to mention that I've finished all the review related
>> changes to the Predef library. And done some of the future tasks on the
>> library. In particular the addition of endianness definitions and the
>> moving of MinGW as a platform instead of a compiler (and hence the
>> addition
>> of BOOST_PLAT category of macros.
>> And the one question I have is.. When will the review results of the
>> library be decided on? I ask for two reasons. One, the obvious, is just to
>> know if it's accepted or not. And to know if it's not accepted and hence
>> that I should spend time to recreate a "boost/detail/endian.hpp" header
>> that implements the Predef logic for endian detection.
>> Note the project move to Github earlier this year (in preparation for the
>> Boost git move). You can find the project at <
>> and browse the current
>> documentation at <>.
> Can I suggest some additions?
> 1) Cray compiler:
> The cray compiler defines _CRAYC to detect the compiler, _RELEASE for the
> major release level, _RELEASE_MINOR for the minor release level and
> _RELEASE_STRING the above as a string.
> From:**craydoc.cgi?mode=View;id=S-**
> 2179-81;idx=books_search;this_**sort=title;q=;type=books;**
> title=Cray%20C%20and%20C%2b%**2b%20Reference%20Manual<;id=S-2179-81;idx=books_search;this_sort=title;q=;type=books;title=Cray%20C%20and%20C%2b%2b%20Reference%20Manual>

OK.. Added an issues <>.

2) Cray platforms and IBM Blue Gene:
> A good set of their macros is here (I have used those with success):
> I can provide patches in 1-2 weeks if you prefer that.

Patches are certainly welcome.. Especially since that way the code will be
tested ahead of time. I'll work on formalizing the PLAT defs <> to make it easier for
those patches though. I added issues for those platforms also <>, <>.

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