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Subject: Re: [boost] Libraries and C++ compliance
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-04-10 15:27:25


On 04/10/2017 08:35 AM, Paul Fultz II via Boost wrote:
>> On Apr 10, 2017, at 9:05 AM, Edward Diener via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> As a side note I would really like to see libraries, which are tailored for Boost, use the Boost Config C++ feature testing macros to put out preprocessor #error messages when a feature that it needs is not supported during compilation, rather than letting the compiler simply fail because the construct in code cannot be parsed at the C++ conformance level the code expects.
> This should happen during configure step, so that the user gets an error before even building the library.

  That works for libraries that have a configure
step, which is not most Boost libraries.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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