Subject: Re: [boost] [boost.build] should we not define _SECURE_SCL=0 by default for all msvc toolsets
From: Anteru (newsgroups_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-20 15:02:58
> I compile everything I ever get that even touches the STL with the
> above defines, else nice crashes abound.
> But for an example, a parser I made with Boost.Spirit took 5 minutes
> without the above defines, took 5 second with them (times are pretty
> accurate, it was a massive difference), that is how utterly crappy the
> STL implementation is in VS2k5 and higher without those.
You should try and send that exactly as is to the microsoft guys, as
they are playing with the idea of disabling the _SECURE_SCL stuff in
release builds by default.
The more reasons they get for doing so, the better.
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