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Subject: Re: [boost] [exception] RFC: patch for printing stacktraces during exceptions.
From: Bryce Lelbach (blelbach_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-25 11:53:33

This patch adds code which is not under the Boost license. Would you be willing
to use the Boost software license for this code?

On 2012.02.24 09.57, Brett Lentz wrote:
> Hi folks!
> It's been a few months since I last mailed the list. I've been working on
> bringing some forked changes from the Passenger project into Boost due to their
> more general applicability.
> With some help, I've got a working patch against SVN trunk that enables one of
> Passenger's more useful features: obtaining exception stacktraces all the way
> through the stack.
> However, due to the size of the patch and some namespacing choices made by the
> Phusion people, I'd like to get some feedback on this patch to ensure it's
> suitable for being brought into Boost.
> First, there's some helper classes that Phusion has put in an "oxt" namespace
> that I'm not really sure where they should be put or if suitable analogues
> already exist within Boost. For the current version of the patch, these files
> are simply put into 'boost/oxt' until I have a better location for them.
> Second, the current patch uses boost::tracable_exception. I'd like to confirm
> whether that is acceptable or whether I should move this to a different
> location in the boost namespace.
> Finally, any other comments about this patch are welcome. I have attached both
> the patch, and some example code that will demonstrate the functionality.
> The patch and a simple example are available here:
> ---Brett.

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Bryce Lelbach aka wash
STE||AR Group, Center for Computation and Science, LSU

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