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Subject: Re: [boost] [dll] dbghelp.hpp in detail/winapi
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-02-14 05:29:23

On 2016-02-14 10:16, Thomas Trummer wrote:
>> On 13 Feb 2016, at 23:57, Andrey Semashev
>> <andrey.semashev_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> AFAIK, dbghelp is not part of Windows API but part of a separate
>> package (Windows debugging tools or something). As such I don't
>> think Boost.WinAPI is the right place for it.
> I’m not sure what qualifies as Windows API but the DLL is shipped
> with Windows, although usually with an outdated version. Also it’s
> explicitly allowed to ship newer versions with your software.

Boost.WinAPI has historically been a replacement for windows.h and
dbghelp is not part of it. I also thought it was not part of Windows SDK
or the standard Windows distribution, but apparently I was wrong. It's
not present in MinGW though.

I'll add the header to Boost.WinAPI.

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