[C++-sig] Patch implementing void * support

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Thu Jan 26 18:08:20 CET 2006

David Abrahams <dave at boost-consulting.com> writes:

> David Abrahams <dave at boost-consulting.com> writes:
>> "Niall Douglas" <s_sourceforge at nedprod.com> writes:
>>> On 24 Jan 2006 at 10:51, David Abrahams wrote:
>>>> All the ones you've posted come with disclaimers or corrections, such
>>>> as:
>>>>   I understand from Roman that I have too many typenames in there, but
>>>>   other than this trivial fix the patch works perfectly on GCC.
>>> It was literally a case of removing some unnecessary typename 
>>> keywords. It didn't take two seconds and at that time I didn't have 
>>> access to Linux. I do now.
>>> Anyway, it's attached working on GCC 4.0.2 and MSVC 6.0 and 7.1.
>> So these workarounds that are guarded by
>>   #ifdef BOOST_MSVC
>> Are known to be needed on vc7.1 as well as vc6?  What about vc8?
>> You ought to be using BOOST_WORKAROUND here.
> This really looks careless.  As submitted the patch doesn't compile
> because there's a missing
>   #include <boost/type_traits/broken_compiler_spec.hpp>
> in type_id.hpp

And even after I add that, it breaks compilation.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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