From: Emil Dotchevski (emil_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-31 14:28:40
> Actually, the user *can* use the enum without <winerror.h>.
I see this in error_code.hpp:
success = 0,
// These names and values are based on Windows winerror.h
invalid_function = ERROR_INVALID_FUNCTION,
file_not_found = ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND,
path_not_found = ERROR_PATH_NOT_FOUND,
I don't understand how this enum can be compiled without including <winerror.h>.
> How about a BOOST_SYSTEM_NO_ENUM macro, which suppresses the system
> specific enum?
Perhaps the enum should be placed in a platform-specific header, for
Also, how do you feel about replacing the OS-specific enums with plain
ints? This way, I can compare error codes directly to the values from
<winerror.h> (I understand that enums give us type safety, but
unfortunately they can not be incomplete types, which leads to
physical coupling and causes the kind of problems I'm hitting with
-- Emil Dotchevski Reverge Studios, Inc. http://www.revergestudios.com/reblog/index.php?n=ReCode
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