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Subject: Re: [boost] [Removing support for old compilers]
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-13 07:27:32

On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 10:31 AM, Adder <adder.thief_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Nevertheless, I still try to not break things under Borland, but that's kind
>> of hard because we don't even have a Borland tester. (And there isn't - to
>> my knowledge - a free version.)
> A very quick guide to using a free version of the Borland C++ Compiler
> (5.5) toolset may be found at the following address:
> It includes a few patches to the Standard Library implementation that
> are quite important (as demonstrated by the also-included mini test
> programs). As I have used them for a long time, I had almost forgotten
> about them.

While the patches for the compiler are useful for the end users, I'd
say Boost libraries should be tested against the unmodified official
version. You can't guarantee that every user has the patches applied.

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