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Subject: Re: [boost] [exception][iostream] link error in boost_1_52_0
From: Emil Dotchevski (emil_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-21 15:14:11

On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 6:58 AM, Jeff Flinn <Jeffrey.Flinn_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I'm getting the following link error using boost_1_52_0 with Xcode 3.2.6 gcc
> 4.2:
> "std::bad_alloc::what() const", referenced from:
> vtable for
> boost::exception_detail::error_info_injector<std::bad_alloc>in
> libboost_iostreams-mt.a(zlib.o)
> vtable for
> boost::exception_detail::clone_impl<boost::exception_detail::error_info_injector<std::bad_alloc>
>>in libboost_iostreams-mt.a(zlib.o)
> Boost exception is listed as a header only library, but there is
> clone_current_exception_non_intrusive.cpp in
> ..\boost_1_52_0\libs\exception\src. Does boost.exception lib need to be
> built?

No. The .cpp file you're referring to is not used by default.

The link error you're getting seems to be for std::bad_alloc::what();
the linker can't find a function from the compiler's standard library.

Emil Dotchevski
Reverge Studios, Inc.

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