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From: Bruno Lalande (bruno.lalande_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-03-14 04:42:50


> The private member function I'm binding is being passed into
> Boost.Signalslibrary, and that is where the function object is being
> evoked. Perhaps that
> is the issue? The function bound by Boost.Bind() is being evoked outside
> of
> the scope of the owning class. Perhaps Boost.Signals needs to be a friend?

Nope, the error can't be there. I make a strong use of bind on private
member functions, together with Boost.Signals or Boost.Function. It works
perfectly and is a great way to have a class encapsulate its methods while
allowing punctual access for a precise purpose.

When I get into work tomorrow I'll give you an exact compiler error message,
> if you require it. The compiler error itself wasn't at all helpful, it was
> simply my assumption that binding a private member function to
> boost.bindwasn't going to work.

In this case, did you try to make it public and see if the error disappears?
In my opinion, it won't.


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