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Subject: Re: [boost] [iterator][range] Synchronization on 'master'
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-16 13:51:23

On 10/16/2015 11:10 AM, Robert Ramey wrote:
> On 10/15/15 9:50 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>> I have pushed a number of changes to iterator from 'develop' to 'master'
>> for the next release.
>> A series of these changes on 'develop', by Marcel Raad, is an attempt to
>> remove from 'iterator' the use of the deprecated headers
>> 'boost/iterator.hpp' and 'boost/detail/iterator.hpp' in favor of using
>> 'std::iterator' directly instead of 'boost::iterator' and
>> 'std::iterator_traits' and 'std::distance' directly instead of
>> 'boost::detail::iterator_traits' and 'boost::detail::distance'.
>> Essentially these changes mean that any other library using 'iterator'
>> classes would fail if they attempted to refer to 'boost::iterator',
>> 'boost::detail::iterator_traits', or 'boost::detail::distance'.
> The serialization library depends heavily on functionality only present
> in boost/iterator. This sounds like a recipe for surprises

Only if serialization directly specifies 'boost::iterator',
'boost::detail::iterator_traits', or 'boost::detail::distance'. If it
just uses the usual iterator templates the change would not affect it.

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