Boost logo

Boost :

From: Jurko Gospodnetiæ (jurko.gospodnetic_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-16 20:24:26

   Hi all.

> One of our projects failed to build using the Boost 1.35 release and
> we traced it down to a compiler bug with MSVC 7.1. & 8.0. We have not
> tested any earlier compiler versions and MSVB 9.0 seems to have fixed
> the bug (and seems to compile the project in about half the time it took
> in MSVC 8.0 :-)))).
> We found a fix that should be applied to boost/pool/detail/mutex.hpp:
> The CRITICAL_SECTION type should be referenced using its fully
> qualified name '::CRITICAL_SECTION'.
> I am attaching a suggested patch file for boost/pool/detail/mutex.hpp.
> If no problems are found with it should be applied to the trunk as well
> as the release branch for the upcoming 1.35.1 patch release.
> The patch uses fully qualified names for other global Windows/posix
> API calls as well (e.g ::InitializeCriticalSection(),
> ::DeleteCriticalSection(), ::EnterCriticalSection(),
> ::LeaveCriticalSection()) but that does not have direct impact on this
> concrete bug.

   Since there were no complaints and the patch is really simple, I have
gone ahead and comitted it, together with a corresponding regression test.

   Changeset link:

   Best regards,
     Jurko Gospodnetiæ

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at