Subject: Re: [boost] [msvc] #warning preprocessor directive
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-17 19:55:41
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Andrey Semashev via Boost
> Sent: 17 October 2017 16:43
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Cc: Andrey Semashev
> Subject: Re: [boost] [msvc] #warning preprocessor directive
> On 10/17/17 16:14, Edward Diener via Boost wrote:
> > On 10/17/2017 8:10 AM, Beman Dawes via Boost wrote:
> >> I find it very irritating that VC++ does not support #warning, and have
> >> opened a feature request:
> >> https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-
> >> The last time #warning was suggested it was rejected because not enough
> >> people voted for it. So please consider upvoting it on the above link.
> >> The lack of #warning affects Boost libraries in that developers avoid
> >> otherwise useful warnings because of the hassle for using an extension
> >> not
> >> supported by VC++.
> > Maybe someone could promote #warning as an official addition to the C++
> > standard ?
> I think, if it has to be in a standard, it should become part of C first.
In my experience, that would put it off forever :-(
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