Mark Staggs wrote:
> Apparently gcc 2.96 can't find <ostream> but does find <ostream.h>. I
> just added some macros to determine this.
Sadly, this isn't practical. The first problem is that your macros get
declared in config.h, which _must not_ be used outside the library.
Imagine the havoc if we -- and every other autoconf-based package --
installed config.h in the system include directories!
You might think that you could just forward-declare ostream in the
header and #include the right header in null.cpp (if it existed), but
one cannot forward-declare templates, which ostream is in Standard C++:
I'm going to have to cogitate on this to see if there is a clean solution.
By the way, your patch included diffs for the generated files configure
and config.h.in. Don't do that. :) Only the configure.in patch was