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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.Asio] Compiler warning in address_v6.hpp
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-01 21:37:23


Fraser Hutchison wrote:
> I'm new to boost and am looking for a bit of advice if possible.
> asio/ip/address_v6.hpp lines 58 & 355 yield the following compiler
> warnings when flag -Wmissing-braces (which is enabled by -Wall) is set:
> missing braces around initializer for 'u_char [16]'
> missing braces around initializer for 'in6_addr::<anonymous union>'
> These can be avoided by amending e.g. line 58 from
> boost::asio::detail::in6_addr_type tmp_addr = IN6ADDR_ANY_INIT;
> to
> boost::asio::detail::in6_addr_type tmp_addr = {{IN6ADDR_ANY_INIT}};
> Is this worth submitting a bug report and patch for this, or not?

Asio is using IN6ADDR_ANY_INIT correctly. Such a "fix" will
break on any platform for which IN6ADDR_ANY_INIT is defined

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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