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Subject: Re: [boost] Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 has removedstd::unary_functionand std::binary_function
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-11-06 09:47:02

On Sun, Nov 6, 2016 at 4:49 AM, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Since a number of bind's tests use boost.function, which is under CMT,
>> I'll take care of it (by adding typedefs.)
> Turns out that boost::function already has the typedefs in addition to the
> base classes for some reason.
> But there are two showstoppers in Boost.Test:
> C:\Projects\boost-git\boost\boost/test/utils/basic_cstring/compare.hpp(79):
> error C2143: syntax error: missing ',' before '<'
> and
> C:\Projects\boost-git\boost\boost/test/impl/framework.ipp(691): error
> C2039: 'random_shuffle': is not a member of 'std'
> that need to be fixed in order for most of the tests to even have a chance
> under c++latest.
> Boost.Test also required utility/compare_pointees to be fixed, so I did
> that.
> function/test/std_bind_cxx98.cpp also fails because of mem_fun and
> bind1st, and I suppose we need a Config macro to detect their absence.
> And we also might need a way (Config macro) to detect the absence of
> std::random_shuffle (or alternatively the presence of std::shuffle.)
> Should I merge the changes to Bind, Function and Utility to master, or do
> we wait for the next release for these fixes?

My thought is to get them working on develop, let the bots cycle, and then
merge to master. (which, as you say, is predicated on fixing Boost.Test

-- Marshall

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