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From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-03-26 11:49:54

On 2020-03-26 14:26, Adam Wulkiewicz via Boost wrote:
> W dniu 26.03.2020 o 11:45, Mateusz Loskot via Boost pisze:
>> On Thu, 26 Mar 2020 at 11:38, Alexander Grund via Boost
>> <boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> How would I tell the test matrix about this?
>> By specifying cxx11 features as required in test/Jamfile
>> For example:
> Currently to check the standard support we have to use several macros or
> write our own check based on compiler version. Now more libraries are
> switching to the newer standard I think a set of macros defining full
> support for a standard would be useful so an author could check one
> macro as a base requirement for a library and from that point enable
> additional features conditionally.
> So what do you think about adding e.g. BOOST_CXX11, BOOST_CXX14, etc. to
> Boost.Config?
> Or in negated form: BOOST_NO_CXX11, BOOST_CXX14, etc. which we all
> learned to love. ;)

This would not be practical, as probably no compiler implements the
standard fully and without bugs. And you most probably not using every
C++ feature either, so you're interested in some subset of features.

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