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Subject: Re: [boost] Removing old config macro and increasingcompilerrequirements.
From: Stephen Kelly (steveire_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-05 04:50:13

On 08/05/2013 10:33 AM, John Maddock wrote:
>>> I suspect from a purely practical perspective, few libraries are still
>>> compatible with that compiler, so I'm inclined to agree we might as
>>> well drop support. Of course that opens a whole can of worms, because
>>> if we agreed to that then there's a whole slew of config macros (and
>>> associated workarounds) that can be removed.
>> How is that 'a can of worms' rather than 'a good thing' ?
> Well, can it not be both? ;-)

No, it can't be a can of worms at all.

It's simply a benefit/effect/consequence of bumping the compiler



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