Subject: Re: [boost] [RFC] Boost library name mangling and Microsoft's 'secure STL' feature.
From: Michael Marcin (mike.marcin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-03 17:35:43
Jurko Gospodnetiæ wrote:
> There have been requests to make Boost Build cleanly support
> Microsoft's 'secure STL'/'checked iterators' feature.
> Here's is one suggested implementation and how that will affect
> building Boost libraries on Windows:
> We add a new <msvc-checked-iterators> Boost Build feature with values
> 'off' and 'on' and 'off' being the default.
It sounds OK to me except 2 issues.
Are there other toolsets with checked iterator options? I thought gcc
and stlport had them. Perhaps the feature should be <checked-iterators>.
The default value should obey The Principle of Least Astonishment. IMO
this means it should be equivalent to the toolset defaults.
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