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Subject: Re: [boost] [release] Boost 1.70.0 Beta 1 is now available
From: Raffi Enficiaud (raffi.enficiaud_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-03-22 00:13:35

On 19.03.19 16:08, Rainer Deyke via Boost wrote:
> On 19.03.19 12:40, degski via Boost wrote:
>> On Tue, 19 Mar 2019 at 11:44, Rainer Deyke via Boost
>> <boost_at_[hidden]>
>> wrote:
>>> Boost.Test is broken when cross-compiling for Windows on Linux using a
>>> case-sensitive file system because it #includes <Windows.h> instead of
>>> <windows.h>
>> The correct header should be/is 'Windows.h', it's capitalized, MinGW
>> has a
>> similar problem, IIRC.
> It's not capitalized in the 30 instances of '#include <windows.h>' in
> Boost header files, including 3 from Boost.Test, and it's not
> capitalized on my file system.  It's also not capitalized on the
> Wikipedia page, it's not /consistently/ capitalized by Microsoft
> themselves, and even Microsoft are switching to lower case where
> portability matters: see

I just took the way it appears in the documentation:

Windows file system does not care whether it is capitalized or not, and
MinGW should not be sensitive to that. I've seen only this header with
an upper case W so far, this is typically a Linux issue.


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