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Subject: Re: [boost] [lockfree] _ENABLE_ATOMIC_ALIGNMENT_FIX for VS 2015Update 2
From: Stephan T. Lavavej (stl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-05-10 13:09:31

> Users don't discover opt-in features.

[Andrey Semashev]
> It's a bugfix, not a feature.

I should have said: Users don't discover opt-in anything.

> But I would have preferred to have the correct and silent behavior

The problem is that the correct behavior is a binary breaking change.

> BTW, I thought MSVC did not guarantee ABI compatibility between different versions? Did this change?

We guarantee bincompat between Updates. We break it between major versions.


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