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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Boost compatibility with Old Compilers
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-14 17:45:01


chin wrote:
> We are planning to use Boost version 1.39 on Windows. In docs i found the
> following:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> <snip>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> My concern is:
> We are supposed to use Boost both for Linux and Solaris, but the compilers
> being used are slightly old.
> On Debian Linux we have GCC 3.3

Some libraries may work with this version. I believe that we were
testing under compilers based on gcc 3.3 until pretty recently.

> and on Solaris we have Sun WorkShop 6 update
> 2 C++ 5.3.

I don't think that this version has ever been supported by Boost.

> Is Boost compatible with these versions? Does this list mean that Boost is
> not compatible with older versions of Compiler?

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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