Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Any and RTTI
From: Chris Glover (c.d.glover_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-27 15:32:59
Thanks! I found those patches this morning and they made me realize that I
didn't need to take the approach I did in my patch. I tried to keep the
API the same in the case of RTTI being available, but now I see TypeIndex
already provides that service.
So, I will wait until 1.57.
On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 1:33 PM, Antony Polukhin <antoshkka_at_[hidden]>
> 2014-07-27 1:22 GMT+04:00 Chris Glover <c.d.glover_at_[hidden]>:
> > Hi,
> > I need a Boost.Any like facility that doesn't depend on RTTI, so I
> > Boost.Any to utilize Boost.TypeIndex if BOOST_NO_RTTI is defined.
> > The diff is available here;
> > Is there any interest in merging this into mainline? Or is someone
> > on a more correct patch than this?
> There is a set of patches allowing different Boost libraries to work
> without RTTI right in the repo of the TypeIndex:
> Those patches will be applied to the 1.57 version of Boost.
> TypeIndex is a new library and it is better to get some notes and reviews
> from users, before migrating other libraries to it. That's why those
> patches did not make their way into Boost 1.56
> If you'll find some issues in those patches, feel free to contact me or
> write to this mailing list. I'll appreciate any help.
> Best regards,
> Antony Polukhin
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