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Subject: Re: [boost] [log] [asio] Conflicting default configs
From: Gavin Lambert (gavinl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-31 03:05:42

On 31/03/2015 13:41, Niall Douglas wrote:
> On 31 Mar 2015 at 1:54, Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> 1. Introduce an inline ABI namespace in Boost.ASIO, much like the one I have
>> in Boost.Log. The namespace name would depend on
>> binary compatibility. This would be my preferred solution, although I'm not
>> sure how fast and easy it can be implemented.
> Why don't you just use standalone ASIO internally? It has a different
> ABI, and I believe is expected to not interact with Boost.ASIO.
> The internal copy can be generated using Chris's special "include all
> of ASIO" magic file. Just fire it through a bit of python which
> implements only the #include directive or use a STL excluding
> preprocessor to generate a single file including all of standalone

If you can tweak the namespace it uses to be something inside boost::log
rather than whatever it defaults to, that should help avoid collisions
between Boost.Log and either Boost.Asio or the user using standalone
ASIO themselves.

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