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Subject: Re: [boost] [type_traits] Big changes in develop
From: John Maddock (jz.maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-27 08:50:26

On 27/05/2015 07:11, Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
> Le 26/05/15 23:46, Aparna Kumta a écrit :
>> On 05/22/15 05:22, John Maddock wrote:
>>> A heads up that the "Version2" rewrite of type traits is now in
>>> develop.
>>> There's still lots to do - more PR's will happen over the coming
>>> weeks to remove obsoleted code from other libraries (and quash the
>>> warnings that they'd otherwise generate). The docs also need a
>>> major update.
>>> In the mean time please do shout loudly if there are any regressions
>>> caused by this change.
>> I am seeing several test failures for Oracle Solaris Studio runs on
>> develop branch as follows:
>> "CC" -compat=5 -library=stlport4 -xO4 -mt -erroff=%none -errwarn -m32
>> -I"../libs/type_traits/test/libs/tt2/light/include" -c -o
>> "/export/home/sstrunk-tester/boost_regression/boost_sparc-S2_stlport4/results/boost/bin.v2/libs/type_traits/test/common_type_2_test.test/sun-stlport4/release/threading-multi/common_type_2_test.o"
>> "../libs/type_traits/test/common_type_2_test.cpp"
>> "../boost/type_traits/common_type.hpp", line 116: Error:
>> detail_type_traits_common_type is not defined.
>> "../boost/type_traits/common_type.hpp", line 116: Error: A
>> declaration does not specify a tag or an identifier.
>> "../boost/type_traits/common_type.hpp", line 116: Error: Use ";" to
>> terminate declarations.
>> "../boost/type_traits/common_type.hpp", line 116: Error: "}" expected
>> instead of"<".
Will Investigate, thanks for the report.
> Thanks for the report. I don't see where the error could be. Do you
> mind to provide the result of the preprocessor on a simple example?
>> In boost/type_traits/common_type.hpp , lines #15- #17,
>> 15 #if defined(__SUNPRO_CC) &&
>> 17 #endif
>> However, __typeof__ is supported and this file needs to be modified
>> to reflect that.
> We will need a patch that works for the versions of SunPro providing
> __typeof__. But shouldn't this be part of Boost.Typeof?
> Could you provide such a patch?

Yes Boost.Typeof needs patching as well, but note that since one goal of
the rewrite is to reduce the libraries dependencies, Boost.Typeof is
used as a last resort in common_type, and typeof is used directly when


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