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Subject: Re: [boost] Curiousity question
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-12 20:40:31

On 12.10.2016 20:20, Edward Diener wrote:
> On 10/12/2016 7:17 PM, Stefan Seefeld wrote:
>> At this point in time (with GCC 6.2 as my default compiler in my
>> development environment), I'd use std::shared_ptr, and fall back to
>> boost::shared_ptr for environments without C++11 support.
> How would you fall back to support boost::shared_ptr ?

With something as simple as:

  #if __cplusplus >= 201103L
  // use std::shared_ptr
  // use boost::shared_ptr

>> (In practice it's often the other way around. Consider Boost.Python: it
>> has been supporting boost::shared_ptr for a long time, and I just now
>> managed to add support for std::shared_ptr. I expect to eventually
>> deprecate support for boost::shared_ptr, but that will still take a few
>> years.)
> So your interface(s) need to support both in the meantime ?



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