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Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] SEVERE bug on packaged_task constructor in C++11 mode.
From: Eric Niebler (eniebler_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-21 17:25:15

On 13-05-21 10:40 AM, Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
> Le 21/05/13 08:42, Andrey Semashev a écrit :
>> On Tue, May 21, 2013 at 10:24 AM, Vicente J. Botet Escriba <
>> vicente.botet_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> There is a severe bug in packaged_task constructor when compiling in
>>> C++11
>>> mode and giving a copyable functor as parameter, as reported in
>>> I believe that this is not a regression, this have never worked.
>>> Until I find a fix, the packaged_task could be used only with free
>>> functions and with movable functors when compiling in C++11 mode.
>>> Fortunately there is no regression on C++98 compilers (at least not
>>> identified yet).
>> Can C++11 code be disabled/removed (i.e. so that only C++03 working
>> variant
>> is left) as a hotfix for 1.54? Or do you intend to fix it before the
>> release?
> This is a possibility, but I'm not sure the C++11 users would add to
> their movable classes the Boost.Move needed stuff.
> Note that this is not a regression, but a feature that was delivered
> with bugged behavior since the beginning. I will try to fix it as soon
> as possible. I can not ensure this will however be done for 1.54.
> Release managers could you give your advice?

As you can see from the release schedule
(, the release branch is
open for bug fixes until next Monday. Get a fix checked into trunk and
let tests cycle. Then you can merge to release.

Eric Niebler

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