Subject: Re: [boost] [AFIO] Review (or lack of it)
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir.prus_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-28 02:51:08
On 28-Aug-15 5:28 AM, Niall Douglas wrote:
>> * I doubt that std::cerr should be in this library's code.
> Use of std::cerr is only when something truly unusual occurs, like we
> are about to fatal exit the process and I would assume the user would
> like to know why we just called std::terminate. Or we are about to
> deadlock, and again the user probably wants to know why their
> application has just hanged itself.
It might be helpful for some cases, but then what about Windows UI applications.
I, for one, does not know a way to extract std::cerr of an app that does not have
a console, so if this were a useful mechanism, it should use debug log there.
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