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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-01 07:40:41

on Sat Apr 28 2007, Kim Barrett <> wrote:

> At 2:02 AM -0400 4/27/07, Kim Barrett wrote:
>> There are several occurrences of
>> "dereferencing type-punned pointer will break strict aliasing rules"
> It seems that this problem has been around for a long time
> (essentially this same set of warnings occur with boost 1.33.1 when
> built with recent versions of gcc). I've become more sensitive to the
> strict aliasing issue, having been personally punched in the nose by
> it twice in the last six months, but hadn't realized the boost version
> we're using had these warnings. I will certainly be adding a local
> patch for our use of Boost 1.34.0 if this isn't addressed as part of
> the release, but given its long history this issue might reasonably be
> considered non-critical for the general release.

I guess I have to agree. I would, however, appreciate it very much if
you'd put your patch into the SF patch tracker so it can be applied
for 1.35

Dave Abrahams
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