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From "Travis Vitek" <>
Subject RE: [PATCH] Re: stdcxx 4.2.0/4.1.3 binary incompatibility on Linux
Date Thu, 18 Oct 2007 01:43:11 GMT

Martin Sebor wrote:
>Travis Vitek wrote:
>> The only thing I don't like about this patch is that it 
>> assumes no other platform will exhibit the same behavior
>> that we are seeing on Linux/x86_64. I can't say with any
>> confidence that things will actually work out that way.
>> Personally I'd rather see the change compiled out by
>> default on all platforms, and a macro to enable it if
>> the user wants it.
>I'm not sure what you mean by "see the change compiled out on all
>platforms." Are you saying you want the atomic ops disabled on
>all platforms?

No, I'm definitely not saying disable atomic ops on all platforms. That
would be silly.

> The reason for this patch is because the atomic
>ops hadn't been ported to x86_64 in time for 4.1.3 (bad mistake):

Makes sense now. Sorry for the confusion. It has been a long day.

>> Also, if you want to pick nits, the version check should probably use
>Yes, that would be better. I'll change it.
>> Travis

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