Subject: Re: [boost] Feature macro for putting things in the std namespace
From: AgustÃn K-ballo BergÃ© (kaballo86_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-28 10:10:46
On 8/28/2015 10:50 AM, Mathias Gaunard wrote:
> AgustÃn K-ballo BergÃ© <kaballo86 <at> hotmail.com> writes:
>> If by "this" you mean defining stuff elsewhere and importing into
>> namespace `std` via `using` then no, that is not allowed by the C++
> Where do you see this?
Have a look at N1344, Namespaces and Library Versioning, where it
explains that using `using` it's not an option; and at N2535, Namespace
Association ("inline namespace"), where inline namespaces are proposed
as a viable option to solve the issues raised in N1344.
> A lot of stuff from both libc++ and libstdc++ are also defined like this.
I'd be interested in knowing which symbols are part of that lot of
stuff, when those fall out of the special rules for standard library
> All cXXX headers define their symbols in the global namespace, then put
> them into ::std with a using.
cXXX headers are not guaranteed nor required to define their symbols in
the global namespace. Special wording allows those specific headers to
be implemented by #including the corresponding XXX.h, which does define
those symbols in the global namespace (since it's a C header), and later
bring them into `std` via `using`. Refer to 126.96.36.199 [headers]/4 for the
-- AgustÃn K-ballo BergÃ©.- http://talesofcpp.fusionfenix.com
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