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Subject: Re: [boost] Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 has removed std::unary_function and std::binary_function
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-11-06 09:51:34

On 11/6/2016 1:14 AM, Daniela Engert wrote:
> Am 05.11.2016 um 20:21 schrieb Marshall Clow:
>> ... if you build with /std:c++latest.
>> A quick grep for these terms found 153 instances of "std::unary_function"
>> and 118 of "std::binary_function" across several libraries, including
>> accumulators, algorithm, config, container, function, gil, graph, icl, mpi,
>> msm, polygon, ptr_container, serialization, smart_ptr, tr1, unordered,
>> utility - and probably others.
> The full list of libraries that need to be modified to run the test
> suite with /std:c++latest is this:
> accumulators, algorithm, asio, assign, bimap, bind, config, container,
> core, date_time, detail, function, functional, fusion, gil, graph, heap,
> icl, interprocess, intrusive, iostreams, iterator, lambda, locale,
> lockfree, move, msm, parameter, phoenix, polygon, pool, ptr_container,
> python, random, range, regex, serialization, signals, signals2,
> smart_ptr, spirit, statechart, test, typeof, wave, winapi, xpressive
> Library tr1 is dropped outright.
> This covers all stuff that is affected by the removal of deprecated
> features: namespace tr1, adapters, binders, random_shuffle, and auto_ptr
> I've made the required changes for 1.62 and I'm in the process of
> applying those changes to 1.63. In many cases it is sufficient to simply
> drop the function binders, in some cases other parts of the libraries
> rely on the tr1 protocol.
> All of this stuff is on GitHub:
> Each affected library has a branch 'feature/remove-deprecated'
> I can send out PRs to library authors interested in that and help
> working on a converged Boost-wide solution

A number of changes require c++11 support so you can't just blindly
introduce such changes for libraries which also support c++03.

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