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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-25 18:32:02

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve" <rwgk_at_[hidden]>
To: <david.abrahams_at_[hidden]>
Cc: <rwgk_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Monday, March 25, 2002 6:21 PM
Subject: Re: cxx-tools bugs?

> > Hm. This part looks like a platform-specific ar bug, and not
anything to
> > do with the repository per se. Or am I mistaken?
> Right. (But to be fair replace "bug" by "limitation".)
> > I wonder if this is -ptr option is a common EDG feature or
> > if it's compaq-specific?
> The SGI compiler (EDG238) does not have a -ptr option.
> Template instantiations reside in .ii files which are
> stored in a directory named ii_files. This suggests that
> -ptr and cxx_repository are vendor specific.

Yes, the names of the options and default directory are vendor-specific,
but it looks like the underlying feature is the same.



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