Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] Build failures in develop
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-09-30 14:34:56
On Tuesday 30 September 2014 09:27:18 Marcel Raad wrote:
> Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge <at> nedprod.com> writes:
> > On 30 Sep 2014 at 11:23, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> > > Boost.Thread currently fails to build on MSVC, which affects other
> > > libraries:
> > Looks like it came from the WinRT patch and only occurs if
> > BOOST_USE_WINDOWS_H is turned on.
> CREATE_EVENT_MANUAL_RESET and CREATE_EVENT_INITIAL_SET are only defined for
> (_WIN32_WINNT >= 0x0600) in the Windows SDK.
> As they are only used in a
> (BOOST_USE_WINAPI_VERSION >= BOOST_WINAPI_VERSION_VISTA) block and
> boost::detail::win32::CreateEventExW is only defined in such a block, the
> defines should probably be guarded by that too.
As far as I can see these macros are unconditionally defined in SDK v6.0A and
not defined in v5.0. Apparently, MinGW also doesn't have them. So it's better
to just always use numeric constants.
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