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Subject: Re: [boost] Warning policy? local variable hides (i.e. shadows) global variable
From: Rob Stewart (rob.stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-15 14:45:26

On January 15, 2015 12:58:14 PM EST, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 9:25 AM, Niall Douglas
> <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On 15 Jan 2015 at 8:11, Beman Dawes wrote:
> >
> >> Should Boost have policy to clear these warnings?
> >>
> > Personally I'd be opposed to setting such a policy for all
> libraries.
> The question needs to be reformulated. We already have a policy to
> clear warnings in the builds of compiled libraries, and had a sprint a
> few years ago that eliminated most or maybe even all of those
> warnings.
> Where I'm having a problem is headers like lexical_cast.hpp (and its
> implementation headers) that shadow "n", "str", and "ch". What do we
> tell users who don't want to turn the warnings off?

It does seem reasonable that Boost software build without -Wshadow warnings.


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