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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-14 17:44:46

Tanguy Fautre <tanguy.fautre_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi,
> Currently with Boost 1.33.1 and Visual C++ 2005, the libraries are
> compiled with the default _SECURE_SCL=1 value, which means Boost *.lib
> and *.dll files are compiled with checked iterator enabled.
> When an application using Boost is compiled with _SECURE_SCL=1 too,
> everything is fine.
> However, all hell breaks loose when the application is compiled with
> _SECURE_SCL=0 (which is the case of our projects). The problem arises
> because apparently the iterator implementation and structure is different.
> Therefore any call to Boost *.lib or *.dll functions with an iterator
> passed as an argument will result in a weird and unexplained crash (I
> first got the problem when using Boost.Signals).
> Because Visual C++ 2005 checked iterators are not Standard C++
> compliant, I think that it ought to be possible to disable them when
> compiling Boost (e.g. using an additional bjam variable in the vc-8_0
> toolset?).

Heh, I think we ought to think very carefully about changing our

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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