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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc] Boost.Process done
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-01 06:55:22

Boris Schaeling wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Aug 2010 15:08:37 +0200, Jeff Flinn wrote:
> > [...]I initially tried using the provided dummy behavior,
> > which is a misnomer since it actually created temporary
> > files and streams. I was an unhandled win32 exception when
> > shutting down.
> What name would you prefer (instead of dummy)?

I'd rather know how Jeff became a WIN32 exception and why he was shutting down! ;-)

Seriously, the more important question is why the dummy class caused the creation of temporaries. It would seem there should be no such side effects as the name suggests NOP. If those side effects can be eliminated, then "null" would be a good component of the name.

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

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