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Subject: Re: [boost] C++17 detection
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-09-11 15:38:27

On 09/10/17 23:00, Joaquín M López Muñoz via Boost wrote:
>> Em 10 sept 2017, às 19:30, Robert Ramey via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]> escreveu:
>> How do I get ready for C++17?
>> I have a piece of code which requires C++14. I want to use something from C++17 but I also want my code to work now. So I have
>> #if C++14 being used
>> namespace std {
>> // implement C++ function
>> } // std
>> I've looked in the documentation for Boost.Config and can't find any hints there.
> You might find this technique useful:
> The nice thing about it is you don't depend
> on implementation macros that might or
> might not be accurate.

This doesn't say if std::is_final is functional (i.e. not bugged). Also,
hijacking an unrelated class template for feature detection is kind of

And I wonder how portable this is. std::is_final may actually be
std::some_internal_namespace::is_final; will it be found in this case?

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