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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-20 13:21:13

"Steffen Rauh" <steffen.rauh_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> > creating a custom build, I get lots of compiler errors during
> Boost.Python
>> > compilation. Some of these compiler errors are:
>> Unfortunately, Boost.Python isn't supported on BCB, AFAIK.
> I wonder what special language constructs Boost.Python uses to fail on BCB
> and to work fine on MSVC++ and GCC (at least the documentation says
> so).

Nothing. BCB's template handling is so ridiculously flaky that it's
really easy to fail.

> Maybe I'll have a closer look on the sources this weekend. But this
> incompatibility should at least be noted within the documentation to save
> guys like me a whole day trying to get Boost.Python built (I always thought
> I do something wrong). ;-)

It's noted at, which is where
you go to find out about compiler support for any given library. I
didn't want to try to list every compiler it *doesn't* work with,
because I don't know about every compiler.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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