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Subject: Re: [boost] [AFIO] Review (or lack of it)
From: Michael Marcin (mike.marcin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-28 20:12:47

On 8/28/2015 1:51 AM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> 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.

You just use rdbuf to set the stream buffer.
You can see an example here for cout.

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