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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-15 12:47:51

Richard Webb wrote:
> If you're looking at silencing warnings from Format, is there any
> chance you could look at
> ? It can produce some pretty substantial warnings as well.

Hopefully now done.

> On another note (and i apologize for the noise in advance if i'm
> making things up here) - when i looked at the call stack for the
> warnings, i noticed
> void raise_error(const char* function, const char* message, const T&
> val) {
> if(function == 0)
> function = "Unknown function";
> ...
> msg += (boost::format(function) % typeid(T).name()).str();
> in math\error_handling.hpp
> Does that need to be something like
> function = "Unknown function %1%";
> For the format call to work?

Quite right: there were a couple of other instances where that was wrong as
well: now fixed in SVN. Fortunately none of our code ever calls that
function with a NULL-pointer, but it doesn't harm to have a working fallback
in that case!

Thanks, good spot, John.

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