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From: Tom Aratari (TAratari_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-02 09:46:52

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]>
"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "Tom Aratari" <taratari_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > Hello,
> > Has anyone gotten boost_1_31 to compile with Forte 8.0 (__SUNPRO_CC =
> > x550) ? I get errors for the boost::iterator.
> I don't know about that particular version, but historically Sun
> compilers have had such lousy template support that getting Boost to
> work on them has been all but hopeless. Sun 0x560 is showing 54%
> failures at

Tell me about it! I have to cross platform compile many things, and
templating on Forte is not fun. But the template support
in Forte 8 is MUCH improved over 7.2 .. The syntax is weird but I have
gotten things to compile.

> > Also, does anyone know if the next release of boost will be
> > compatible with forte 8.0?
> Very unlikely. Sun needs to fix their darned compiler before we
> stand much of a chance with it.

That might take an eternity :)


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