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Subject: Re: [boost] mingw and windows.h
From: Marcel Raad (Marcel.Raad_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-17 20:39:45

Hi Raffi,

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> From: Boost [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Raffi
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> Sent: Mittwoch, 17. Januar 2018 20:42
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> Cc: Raffi Enficiaud <raffi.enficiaud_at_[hidden]>
> Subject: [boost] mingw and windows.h
> I recently pushed something for boost.test on develop that is apparently
> breaking the builds on mingw:
> anaga-develop-gcc-4-2c++03-boost-bin-v2-libs-test-test-version-uses-
> module-name-test-gcc-4-2c+-dbg-dbg-symbl-off.html
> [...]
> I thought that this would be enough for having the windows specific
> code, but apparently mingw disagrees with the error that some windows
> specific define is not there.
> Is this an issue with the code, the SDK, the machine? I have no
> experience with mingw, but if we are able to include windows.h, then we
> have to have the defines there (the missing macro is there since Windows
> 2000).

original MinGW is missing that define (and many more) completely, it should be in wincon.h:

MinGW-w64 has it.


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