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Subject: Re: [boost] Macro redefinition in boost/cstdint.hpp (1.42 beta1)
From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-02-02 08:13:52

>> I've tested my code with the 1.42 beta, and get a lot of macro
>> redefinition
>> warnings on my system (msvc-9.0)
>> The problem is redefinition of INT64_C and UINT64_C in boost/cstdint.hpp.
>> My
>> code also includes the ICU library, and these two macros are already
>> defined
>> in the ICU headers. The problem then comes down to header include
>> order...
>> I see that the updated boost/cstdint.hpp only test !defined(INT8_C)
>> before
>> defining all INT#_C and UNIT#_C macros
>> The solution to my problem is to test for existence on every macro before
>> definition:
>> #ifndef INT#_C
>> #define INT#_C( value ) ...
>> #endif
>> Is this appropriate fix
> Yes, unless someone else can come up with a better idea. One
> alternative might be to test for the particular ICU header involved,
> and skip the whole block of code when found, but your fix is more
> general.
>>, and should I add a ticket for this?
> Yes. A patch would be much appreciated.

No need (I hope!), I'm testing a fix now,


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