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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Changes to reflect Visual C++ "15" preview 5
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-10 15:05:31

On 10/10/16 19:41, Billy O'Neal (VC LIBS) wrote:
>> You could just make those symbols point to the unsigned short and
>> unsigned int API implementation that you already provide and
>> recommend using in the MS Connect tickets.
> We may be able to inject something like this with an additional
> static library but have been reluctant to do so -- the presence of
> the bug in the shipping product indicates that there is a gap in
> understanding of how these extension codecvt facets were/are intended
> to operate, and/or that such functionality was never tested.

I think it could be done without an additional static library. GCC
provides the alias attribute[1] which could be used for this purpose,
MSVC could have a similar attribute as well.


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