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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [wince] Boost on wince for dumm
From: Andy Schweitzer (a.schweitzer.grps_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-18 08:14:46

David Deakins wrote:
> Andy Schweitzer wrote:
> You are correct that Windows CE does not supply the strerror function in
> its scaled down C runtime libraries. To remedy this situation, we have
> actually written basic implementations of a handful of the missing CRT
> functions (including strerror) and added them to our local STLport 5.2.1
> libraries. At some point, I intend to propose these for formal
> inclusion into STLport, but I haven't had time so far.

Got it.

> Even with our CRT adjustments, some Boost libraries require special
> changes to deal with ideosyncracies of the Windows CE OS (like the lack
> of a current filesystem directory). In some cases, we have implemented
> these changes (typically for libraries we use on WinCE here) but for
> other libraries we have not yet assessed what is necessary to make the
> library function correctly on WinCE.

Ok, that makes more sense, thanks.

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