Subject: Re: [boost] Official warnings policy?
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-05 13:26:28
Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> but I'll point out yet another reason why this warnings discussion is
> Q: How do we know that Boost Exception works when RTTI is disabled?
> A: I'm personally testing on whatever GCC I have installed and on MSVC
> 8/9, and I don't see anyone complaining about other platforms.
> We don't test optimized builds, we don't test with exceptions or RTTI
> disabled, but apparently that "class foo has virtual functions but
> non-virtual destructor" is more important.
There is clearly a problem with the warnings generated by Boost code. Addressing that problem makes Boost more usable and might even make it usable where it now is not. That's hardly silly.
By all means, suggest a policy WRT RTTI, but there's no need to call this discussion silly.
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP http://www.sig.com
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