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From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-02 13:40:32

Rene Rivera wrote:

> >> Personally I think turning off rtti for the whole wave library to
> >> workaround a vc71 bug is the wrong solution, read that as it's a
> >> kludge.
> >> So I would consider it a bug in wave that needs to get fixed.
> >
> > Hmmm, I tend to disagree here. It's a really dumb compiler
> bug showing
> > up because of code complexity, where I'm not able to
> simplify the code
> > without rewriting parts of the lib.
> >
> > If it were possible to switch of rtti during the
> compilation of parts
> > of the Wave lib files _only_ (without propagating this to the
> > dependent libraries) the bug would be fixable a lot easier, since
> > mixing RTTI and non-RTTI code is possible w/o problems in VC7.1.
> Done. I changed the Jamfile.v2 so that RTTI is turned off
> only when building the individual object files not when
> linking the library, nor when linking to other libraries
> (i.e. filesystem).

Thanks! I'm going to update the other Jamfile.v2's asap.

> A better solution would be a pragma in the sources, as that
> would also account for when users don't use Boost.Build and
> build the files directly. But I don't know if an RTTI pragma exists.

Unfortunately such a #pragma doesn't exist (to the best of my knowledge).

Regards Hartmut

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