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diff --git a/boost/mpi/detail/antiques.hpp b/boost/mpi/detail/antiques.hpp
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--- a/boost/mpi/detail/antiques.hpp
+++ b/boost/mpi/detail/antiques.hpp
@@ -13,17 +13,28 @@
// Support for some obsolette compilers
namespace boost { namespace mpi {
- namespace detail {
- // Some old gnu compiler have no support for vector<>::data
- // Use this in the mean time, the cumbersome syntax should
- // serve as an incentive to get rid of this when those compilers
- // are dropped.
- template <typename T, typename A>
- T* c_data(std::vector<T,A>& v) { return &(v[0]); }
-
- template <typename T, typename A>
- T const* c_data(std::vector<T,A> const& v) { return &(v[0]); }
-
+namespace detail {
+ // Some old gnu compiler have no support for vector<>::data
+ // Use this in the mean time, the cumbersome syntax should
+ // serve as an incentive to get rid of this when those compilers
+ // are dropped.
+ template <typename T, typename A>
+ T* c_data(std::vector<T,A>& v) { return &(v[0]); }
+
+ template <typename T, typename A>
+ T const* c_data(std::vector<T,A> const& v) { return &(v[0]); }
+
+ // Some old MPI implementation (OpenMPI 1.6 for example) have non
+ // conforming API w.r.t. constness.
+ // We choose to fix this trhough this converter in order to
+ // explain/remember why we're doing this and remove it easilly
+ // when support for those MPI is dropped.
+ // The fix is as specific (un templatized, for one) as possible
+ // in order to encourage it usage for the probleme at hand.
+ // Problematic API include MPI_Send
+ inline
+ void *unconst(void const* addr) { return const_cast<void*>(addr); }
+
} } }
#endif