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Subject: Re: [boost] [context] Don't hard-code the assembler
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-08 05:32:34

On Tue, Apr 8, 2014 at 11:16 AM, Oliver Kowalke
<oliver.kowalke_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 2014-04-08 8:36 GMT+02:00 <pmenso57_at_[hidden]>:
>> I am no expert when it comes to assembler variations, but I'd rather not
>> have to have a dependency on MS tools. VC++ et al being the "standard
>> tools on the platform" is part of the problem, not something to be
>> encouraged.
> would burden to provide an implementation for each toolset out there (with
> its own assembler syntax) on my shoulders - and I can imagine that I'll get
> emails like "... my toolset on this platform with this OS is very important
> - why are you so lazy not to provide an implementation for it? you must do
> it immediately ..." - even if I don't have the architecture/OS at home nore
> documenation or any information at my hand.

I think that you'd be in your rights to request a patch to support
that platform. This is opensource, you don't owe anything to anyone.

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