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Subject: Re: [boost] [system] Would it be possible to trial a breaking change to Boost.System and see what happens?
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-13 15:14:10

On 01/13/18 18:05, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
>> I don't think the standard requires this implementation.
>> `system_category()` may return a pointer to a global caregory
>> instance, which is initialized before `main`.
> You're not prohibited from calling system_category() before main, so it
> has to work.

Sure. Standard library implementeds have solved the problem of early
initialization for the standard iostreams, and they can do the same for
the system category instance.

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