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Subject: Re: [boost] A demonstration of why horrendous error messages can destroy usability
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-11 10:35:18

On 11 December 2011 14:51, Gregory Crosswhite <gcrosswhite_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Dec 12, 2011, at 12:15 AM, Mathias Gaunard wrote:
>> On 12/11/2011 02:29 PM, Gregory Crosswhite wrote:
>>> Unfortunately, it refuses to build.  Why is that?  For reasons that apparently took an overwhelming *56 kilobytes of error message* to explain.  (See attached, if you dare.  )
>> I'd quite like to see the attached "horrendous" error message, but you didn't attach anything.
> Hmm, I actually did (I just checked my sent box to confirm this), but somehow it got dropped.  I'll try attaching it a text file at the end rather than a ZIP file this time.

Could it be this issue:

There's an error message attached to the bug report (also note the
comment there). Can you try building with 1.47 to see if that fixes

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