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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-20 09:45:14

Did anything ever come of this? I'd really love to see improved assertions
on platforms which can support them also!

Oh, if I remember correctly, this project degenerated when people began
pursuing intrusive-yet-portable designs that require users to add cruft to
every function in order to get a backtrace... at least, that's when I lost

Well, allow me to restate my interest in seeing a library which takes
advantage of platform-specific facilities to produce a backtrace


           David Abrahams * Boost Consulting
dave_at_[hidden] *

----- Original Message -----
From: "Fredrik Blomqvist" <f_blq_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 11:07 AM
Subject: RE: [boost] improved assertions?

> >I'd like to have assertions that include a stack
> >traceback. Is it possible to do this portably? Does
> >such a lib already exist?
> I have recently been using Jani Kajala's stacktrace
> library:
> (MSVC and it uses the map-file for name-lookup)
> Just put it inside a simple assert-macro and all is
> well!
> But regardless of the specific techniques used it
> should be realatively easy to hide it behind a uniform
> interface. Compared to threads forex this should be
> quite doable IMHO.
> I'd really like to see something similar in boost!
> /Fredrik Blomqvist
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