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From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-12 11:53:05

On Sun, 11 Jan 2004 21:02:17 -0800, Stephan T. Lavavej wrote

> > Also, I think you are probably aware of some [shadow
> > warnings] in tokenizer which is included by date_time.
> I encountered one shadow warning in tokenizer which I pointed out, after
> which it was promptly fixed.
> I am working on a codebase that uses date_time, and I am beginning
> to use regex. Whenever I encounter warnings I post them to the
> Boost list. So, there are no warnings I am aware of that I haven't
> mentioned, but there are probably lurking warnings that my code
> doesn't trigger yet.

Well, I'm running the entire date_time test suite which instantiates all the
various templates and I can assure you there are others. I'll try post some
of the non date-time ones later...
> > but there are several others I haven't addressed yet. I'll
> > try and gradually clear these out as I have time...
> That would be great. It would be best for me as a user if all the shadow
> and unused parameter warnings were cleaned out before 1.31.0. I
> would be dismayed to encounter warnings with the final version of
> 1.31.0 and have to turn back to Boost CVS again. (Of course, it'll
> probably happen ANYWAYS, but I can dream.)

While I agree with the sentiment I think the time for this effort is long
past with 1.31.0. The release should be imminent and we don't want to break
things just to fix a 'meaningless' warning. What I mean by 'meaningless' is
that the code executes and passes tests which is the true test (I'm not
suggesting we ignore the warning, it just isn't helpful in this case)...


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