Subject: Re: [boost] [endian] Boost licensed detail/endian.hpp [was: [1.54.0][release] Provisional schedule]
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-14 00:14:28
On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 10:20 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 10:12 AM, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> >On Mon, May 6, 2013 at 9:06 AM, Daniel James <daniel_at_[hidden]>
>> >> On 6 May 2013 14:15, Philip Bennefall <philip_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> >> > I was just wondering if it is possible to get a modified, Boost
>> >> > version of detail/endian.hpp into this next release? It'd be great
>> to get
>> >> > this licensing issue resolved in this next Boost version, if at all
>> >> > possible.
>> >> I don't know. I haven't been following that. Did anyone take
>> >> responsibility for it?
>> >It's highly unlikely. There is al alternative implementation in Boost
>> >Predef. But that isn't even fully accepted as a library. I could attempt
>> >do a standalone port from Predef into detail/endian.hpp but I doubt I
>> >both get it done and tested to a point that it would be safe to merge
>> I'm restarting work on the boost endian library, so I'd be willing to
>> take this on. If you send me your Predef port of detail/endian.hpp,
>> I'll see if I can move it along. No promises until I see what you
>> have, however.
> The current Predef code is at <https://github.com/grafikrobot/boost-predef>.
> The compatibility header is at <
> but it obviously depends on the core endian header at <
> And that depends on both the architecture.h and windows.h detection headers.
> Not sure if it's worth working on it on your Endian library though.. As,
> AFAIK, both Endian and Predef are in the same acceptance status. But
> perhaps if you can make a totally standalone version of the detection it
> might be worth it.
Sorry.. Silly me I thought that Endian was already accepted after the
initial conditional acceptance. Anyway.. I'll try and get Predef into Boost
trunk soon. But obviously not soon enough for the 1.54 release.
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