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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 16:39:02

On 8/25/17 9:18 AM, Robert Ramey via Boost wrote:
> 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
> happening.

OK - I took a short look at this. It's clear that I can't figure it out
in a reasonable time so the best would be to back out the change. Feel
free to do it.

Robert Ramey

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