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Subject: Re: [boost] Are memory leaks reported by Boost.Test Microsoft Memory Leak Detection Enabling spurious or real?
From: Stephan T. Lavavej (stl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-05 13:25:16

[Thomas Harning Jr.]

> This has been fixed in VC11, but unfortunately you'll need to deal with it
> in VC10 and earlier.

> You confirmed the bug has been fixed in V11, but the ticket is marked as
> "Closed as Won't Fix".
> It is confusing and misinforming.

Look at the history - it was resolved as Won't Fix on 5/19/2006, half a year before I joined the VC team. I had to find the bug in our old, old, old bug database (we've had separate databases for VC8, VC9, VC10, and VC11), using an old program (our internal Product Studio; now we use Team Foundation Server), just to reply to the bug, as a courtesy to anyone stumbling upon it. I didn't know if I could mess with the resolution state (yes, it should be marked as Fixed), so I left it as is.

I can't fix the past. I can fix only the future.


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