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Subject: Re: [boost] [serialization] Linker errors in trunk
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-31 08:16:53

Robert Ramey wrote:
> Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Since the latest changes in trunk I'm seeing linker errors while
> >>> linking with the serialization library (VS2005 SP1,
> >>> boost_serialization-vc80-mt-gd-1_40.lib):
> >>> boost::archive::archive_exception::archive_exception(
> >>> enum boost::archive::archive_exception::exception_code,
> >>> char const *,char const *);
> >>>
> >>> (note the missing underscore in exception_code)
> >>>
> >>> If I change the first parameter of the archive_exception
> >>> constructor to be a 'int' everything builds fine.
> >>
> >> Ok, I solved it. The MS header file excpt.h has a
> >>
> >> #define exception_code _exception_code
> >>
> >> which leads to problems if not consistently included. Doh! What a
> >> mess.
> >>
> Hmmm - let's think about this a little bit. We could
> change "exception_code" to something else. I don't
> think it would break user code since user code
> might refer to the enum member names rather than
> the "exception_code".

Could you use BOOST_PREVENT_MACRO_SUBSTITUTION as is done for min/max?

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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