Boost logo

Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-build] Turn on _GLIBCXX_DEBUG with <runtime-debugging>on
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-10-27 19:24:55

on Thu Oct 25 2012, Mathias Gaunard <> wrote:

> On 25/10/12 16:56, Matthew Chambers wrote:
>> I'm forwarding this from the boost-build list to get a broader
>> perspective from boost users and probably also some Boost.Build users
>> that don't monitor that list.
>> How many agree with Steven that for <variant>debug:
>> "The libraries that are built need to be ABI compatible with code that
>> isn't compiled using Boost.Build."
>> How many would sacrifice ABI compatibility in order for
>> <runtime-debugging>on to actually do something for GCC?
> Don't sacrifice ABI compatibility.
> Make a superdebug variant or something.

+1. The runtime penalties could also be too steep for some programs,
even when you're just debugging.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing                  Software Development        Training             Clang/LLVM/EDG Compilers  C++  Boost

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at