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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Can not compile a program that uses typeof package by gcc?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-20 12:47:29


Peng Yu wrote:
> What does AMDG? Does it mean this


>> It is due to a gcc bug, but other compilers have their own bugs.
>> By portability, I meant practical portability, in so far as using
>> multiply_traits
>> works on a lot more compilers.
> I see. Does the fact that BOOST_TYPEOF are BOOST_TYPEOF_TPL are there
> means that they will be eventually the only macros are used, and all
> the others macros in typeof package will be unnecessary and discarded
> when compilers become free of this kind of bug in the future?

In the future, we will have decltype, so the entire library will become
obsolete, although, I expect it to be be kept around for backwards
compatibility for a while.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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