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Subject: Re: [boost] [Beast] std::to_string not available in gcc 4.8?
From: Dissanayake, Tharindu (tharindud_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-11-09 07:43:44

> A user is complaining that std::to_string is not available in their distribution.
> Beast doesn't support toolchains that don't have full support for C++11.
> However, if this is the only thing missing maybe I can just use a Boost
> equivalent to get him up and running.
> I see boost::to_string in <boost/exception/to_string.hpp> is that a public
> interface? It doesn't look documented. What do folks typically do when they
> want to call std::to_string on an unsupported distribution?

My preferred alternative is boost::lexical_cast<std::string>. See

As per my knowledge, boost::to_string is for internal usage.


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