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Subject: Re: [boost] [mpl] Can I merge pull requests for 'develop' into 'master' for Boost 1.56
From: Eric Niebler (eniebler_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-09 11:54:30

On 07/09/2014 01:43 AM, Daniel James wrote:
> On 9 July 2014 07:04, Eric Niebler <eniebler_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 07/07/2014 05:30 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>>> Eric Niebler has issued a couple of pull requests for MPL on 'develop'
>>> involving VC++ and the has_xxx functionality which I have merged to
>>> 'develop' after testing them locally and successfully with various
>>> versions of VC++ from VC8 to VC12. The earlier already cycled through
>>> regression tests successfully but the latest was merged just recently.
>>> The latest involves a change for the NVidia CUDA compiler, for which I
>>> see no regression testing. I have not tested this change with the CUDA
>>> compiler ( is there even a Boost Build toolset for this compiler ? ) but
>>> I implictly trust Eric's judgment.
>>> Can/should these changes be merged to 'master' for 1.56 ?
>> Well, I'm a release manager, and I think it's ok. I admit I'm biased and
>> should probably recuse myself. Maybe one of the other release managers
>> could chime in?
> Is CUDA emulating Visual C++? If it is, then you should use _MSC_VER
> rather than BOOST_MSVC, otherwise it will break again if config ever
> gets CUDA support. Do you know if it works with CUDA on other
> platforms?

Honestly, I don't know how the CUDA compiler works. I know it *does*
work with CUDA on Linux with gcc. I also know this change was needed on

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