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Subject: Re: [boost] [endian] Boost.Endian library added for 1.57.0
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-15 18:29:25

On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 2:16 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> IIRC, it was accepted when Beman was still able to personally test on BE
> systems. But that was long ago now. Regardless.. This is why we have
> testing resources for accepted libraries.

Your memory is right on. I have a Power PC G4 based mac mini, which I
tested on up to the point we switched to Git, which isn't available for OS
X 10.4. Also, the compiler was GCC 4.0, so not a good reflection of modern

Lars Viklund proved the value of the Boost community once more by testing
right away on three different BE platforms including a very current GCC
version! That's far better test coverage than I could have achieved alone.


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