Subject: Re: [boost] Let's stop distributing binaries
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-08-29 20:24:15
On 8/29/18 9:45 AM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Robert Ramey wrote:
>> a) since the user would be compiling everything with his own favorite
>> compiler with the -std setting he desires, There would be no ABI issues.
> Yes there are. Users compile with the default C++03 and then use it from
> C++14/C++17. This is not speculation, it actually happens.
Right they do do that. They shouldn't but they do. We can't control
what users do. We can tell them what not to do. But they do it anyway.
There are some problems Boost can't solve.
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