Subject: Re: [boost] [system] Would it be possible to trial a breaking change to Boost.System and see what happens?
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-01-14 00:54:10
Niall Douglas wrote:
> > `if( ec == errc::success )` is an interesting solution to the
> > NTSTATUS/HRESULT problem.
> Oh if we could redo Boost.System with hindsight ... but that's always the
> case with any standardised Boost library bar none.
The above actually works within the existing framework, there's no need to
redo anything. But it's not perfect. It'd have been better if there were a
success bit in the error_code so that we didn't have to ask the category
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