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Subject: Re: [boost] [detail] boost/detail/utf8_codecvt_facet.hpp broken by recent change
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-08-25 16:18:22

On 8/25/17 6:09 AM, Beman Dawes via Boost wrote:
> boost/detail/utf8_codecvt_facet.hpp fails to compile for STL's MinGW
> distro from
> The error message is:
> ..\..\../boost/detail/utf8_codecvt_facet.hpp:117:29: error: function
> 'boost::filesystem::detail::utf8_codecvt_facet::~utf8_codecvt_facet()'
> definition is marked dllimport
> virtual BOOST_UTF8_DECL ~utf8_codecvt_facet(){}
> The problem (on develop) is caused by Robert Ramey's Aug 13 commit
> 73c12230c31a851c15ecb9a649468425ebd92f8e "adjustment to avoid linking
> problem: vtable not found found for ~utf8_codecvt_facet.hpp" which added
> "BOOST_UTF8_DECL" to line 117.
> This is breaking my local filesystem tests for GCC/MinGW. If the change is
> reverted, the tests start passing again.
> Robert, could you please revert the change? I can also to it, but thought
> you needed to be alerted first so you can revisit whatever you were trying
> to fix.

OK I see this. What I don't see is why it fails which I think is
important. I'd like a couple of days to try to understand why this is

Robert Ramey

> Thanks,
> --Beman
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