Subject: Re: [Boost-build] adding tests conditional on compiler's C++11 support
From: John Maddock (jz.maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-11-11 13:25:55
> I'm guessing that forward_list actually exists
> and is usable in C++03 (at least to the minimum
> required by boost_no_hdr_cxx11_forward_list.ipp),
> but that this is not recognized by the macros
> in Boost.Config (which are determined strictly
> by checking predefined macros).
That would be my guess too, but I don't have gcc-4.2.x installed to
check, it would be useful if someone who has that compiler can check if
the Config test case builds in C++03 mode, and if so whether
<forward_list> is genuinely usable (or whether our test is too simplistic).
There are also some GCC versions which support C++11 features in C++03
mode, but complain so loudly about doing so that the feature is
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