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From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-02-29 13:10:27

On 2020-02-29 16:09, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> On 2020-02-29 14:24, JH via Boost wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I built boost::log in my application library, it created
>> boost::log::sinks::synchronous_sink<boost::log::sinks::text_file_backend>
>> and close it by calling the
>> boost::log::core::get()->remove_all_sinks() in destructor of the Log
>> library, then one of my application link to my log library got
>> Segmentation fault when it exited:
>> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
>> 0x00007ffff5fdd961 in
>> boost::log::v2_mt_posix::core::remove_all_sinks() ()
>>     from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
>> If I add boost::log::core::get()->remove_all_sinks() in my application
>> main before it return 0, the segmentation was gong, but it stuck.
>> What is the proper right way to close and clean the boost::log? There
>> is a blog suggested to run boost::log::core::get()->remove_all_sinks()
>> when the main end, but that does not seem work.
> The right way is to call remove_all_sinks at the end of main, and not
> use logging after that. E.g. you shouldn't use logging library in global
> destructors.
> Regarding hanging, you need to investigate what causes the hang.

Also, if you're keeping shared pointers referring to the sink backends,
you should reset those pointers before returning from main.

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