From: Jeff Garland (jeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-23 12:26:55
Beman Dawes wrote:
> system-0.2.zip has been posted in the file vault. See the "system"
> directory at http://boost-consulting.com/vault/
> This is a major upgrade, reflecting comments and suggestions from many
> Boosters, but in particular Chris Kohlhoff and Peter Dimov.
> Important changes include:
The identifier is a interesting. I've got some similar code lying around. I
think I might call it type_wrapper, type_generator, or something like that.
identifier doesn't really communicate the purpose in my mind.
>...snip details ...
> * More extensive testing, with all tests passing for late-model GCC,
> CodeWarrior, Intel, and Microsoft compilers on Windows, and GCC on the
> Mac. Not tested yet on Linux.
Ok, I've tried compiling this on Linux. Couple problems.
1) Missing boost/cerrno.hpp in src/error_code.cpp
This file is not in the package. Commenting it out on the theory that it
might have been replaced leads to:
2) Invalid char* to int conversion
...found 225 targets...
...updating 14 targets...
../src/error_code.cpp: In function std::string<unnamed>::errno_md(const
../src/error_code.cpp:190: error: invalid conversion from char* to int
../src/error_code.cpp:190: error: ERANGE was not declared in this scope
../src/error_code.cpp:197: error: EINVAL was not declared in this scope
../src/error_code.cpp: In member function int
../src/error_code.cpp:274: error: EOTHER was not declared in this scope
///that's the while condition here...
char * bp = buf;
std::size_t sz = sizeof(buf);
while ( (result = strerror_r( ec.value(), bp, sz )) == ERANGE )
if ( sz > sizeof(buf) ) std::free( bp );
sz *= 2;
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