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Subject: Re: [boost] Review request: Require a SFINAE capable compiler
From: Václav Zeman (vhaisman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-13 02:37:39

On 10/12/2013 10:06 AM, Stephen Kelly wrote:
> Hello,
> Several of the ancient compilers define BOOST_NO_SFINAE.
> The attached patch removes support for those versions of the compilers
> which are not capable of SFINAE.
> This bumps the compiler requirement to remove support for Borland 5.x,
> Metrowerks prior to 9.0, and SunPro prior to 5.7. Compilers based on EDG
> 238 are also affected, though it is unknown what those are.

> #error "Compiler not supported or configured - please reconfigure"

Should this not be replaced with something that does not give the
affected user false hope that reconfiguration rather than compiler
upgrade will help him to overcome this?


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