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Subject: Re: [boost] Adding detection of [u]intptr_t to Boost.Config (moving it from cstdint.hpp)
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-05-30 14:10:15

> Except even a conforming stdint.h (or cstdint) is not required to
> provide uintptr_t/intptr_t (or std::uintptr_t/std::intptr_t). The
> standard should ideally have specified macros to allow C++ developers
> to detect whether the implementation has chosen to provide those
> types, in my opinion. However, since it does not, nothing inhibits
> Boost (especially Boost.Config) from solving that problem for
> developers (and not just fellow Boost library developers).

Ah, OK go for it.


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