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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-08 10:20:37

on Tue May 08 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:

> On Tuesday 08 May 2007 03:49, Thomas Witt wrote:
>> Hi,
>> If this is a showstopper
> I suppose that you, as release manager, get to to decide of this "if".
> Calling "showstopper" something that does not prevent getting working
> binaries is a bit liberal as far as I'm concerned.
>> we better figure out what we do about it.
> Apparently, no concrete proposal was made.
>> My
>> question is who is doing what and when?
> Assuming the concrete proposal is:
> Whenever no explicit version of msvc is provided,
> run compiler, extract version from the output, and
> use that.
> and I'm asked to implement that in code, it would require
> access to all versions of msvc for which that behaviour
> is desired, plus a couple of days.

I can easily give you access to everything but VC-7.0, and with some
work, I can give you access to vc-7.0 too.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting
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