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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] Stumped!
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-09 10:51:02

Robert Jones wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 1:43 PM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 9 August 2010 13:29, Robert Jones <robertgbjones_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> > The code I write needs to compile under several older versions
>> > of Boost, as I'm sure is very common.
>> >
>> > I have been tripped up by using const_pointer_cast, which apparently
>> > doesn't exist very far into the past.
>> The header 'ponter_cast.hpp' was added in boost 1.34, if that helps.
> It does, on this specific query, which makes my life somewhat easier today,
> thanks!
> In general I was hoping for a more general excavation strategy for older
> versions,
> as this kinda thing comes up quite often.

I guess running svn log on the interesting file is the most straigh-forward
approach. Once you identify revision where some functionality is added,
you can examine the next release after that to see if the change was
merged, or not.

- Volodya

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