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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-27 19:37:41

on Wed Aug 27 2008, "Emil Dotchevski" <> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 12:27 PM, David Abrahams
>> So IIUC, your intention was never to require RTTI in throw_exception,
>> and Emil didn't know that, so he violated your original intent
>> unwittingly.
> No, the problem is that essentially we have a bug that was
> undiscovered until users pointed it out.
> My intention was to disable the integration of Boost Exception in
> boost::throw_exception if RTTI is not available. My wrong
> understanding was that using BOOST_NO_TYPEID accomplishes that, but it
> doesn't.

Ah, thanks for clarifying that.

> Now we have BOOST_NO_RTTI. I will plug that in some time this week; I
> thought that this change isn't urgent because we are not making point
> releases.

Sounds right.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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