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Subject: Re: [boost] Broken unary_functions in numeric conversions
From: Klaim - Joël Lamotte (mjklaim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-22 10:19:59

On 20 August 2017 at 23:05, Gary Furnish via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> SHA-1: 2009f0d4fc49a6db59b950a3140f8d1f58e1a8c6
> * Revert "removed deprecated std::unary_function from various
> conversion functors"
> This reverts commit 593aafab5a7aba86f14df5f9a14a53fc4353bb00.
> Without this commit
> boost\libs\numeric\conversion\include\boost\numeric\
> conversion\detail\converter.hpp
> is broken on MSVC C++17. (See
> This is still fixed in develop, does anyone know why the changes were
> reverted? Can we get someone to actually recommit a fix? Is numeric
> conversion abandoned? It doesn't look like it has been touched in
> over a year.
> Thanks

I don't know why it have been reverted, but I wonder: is it supposed to
work with C++11 and previous
if you don't have these inheritance? Should it be conditional? I suspect it
might have been the reason.

Joël Lamotte

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