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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-08 15:47:54

on Tue May 08 2007, Thomas Witt <> wrote:

> On May 7, 2007, at 9:46 PM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> 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 think it's too late in the game for extensive surgery. Dave can we
> get a quick doc fix for this, even if the docs aren't at fault?

What should it say? "if you're using any toolset other than gcc, be
sure to include its version number explicitly?"

P.S. Don't doc changes need testing, too? ;-)

Dave Abrahams
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