From: Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve (rwgk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-25 13:04:22
--- Markus_Schöpflin <markus.schoepflin_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Currently, the name mangling scheme used on this platform is the default
> one selected by the compiler. It turns out that this is a bad choice when
> compiling boost. The problem is illustrated by the following example:
> #include <iostream>
> using namespace std;
> template <typename T> void foo(T const &x)
> cout << "1" << endl;
> template <typename T> void foo(T * const &x)
> cout << "2" << endl;
> int main()
> return 0;
> This prints out "2" with the default name mangling scheme. When manually
> selecting "ansi" as the name mangling scheme, the correct result "1" is
> Therefore I propose to explicitely set the name mangling to ansi in the
> tools file for this compiler. Does anyone have any strong feelings or
> arguments against such a change?
No strong feelings, just selfish worries. I am usually compiling with -std
strict_ansi. Is that automatically giving me the "ansi" name mangling scheme?
Which switches do you want to add to the toolset?
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