[Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #3810: global namespace polution

Subject: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #3810: global namespace polution
From: Boost C++ Libraries (noreply_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-02 09:44:02

#3810: global namespace polution
 Reporter: johnmaddock | Owner: pdimov
     Type: Bugs | Status: new
Milestone: Boost 1.42.0 | Component: smart_ptr
  Version: Boost Development Trunk | Severity: Problem
 Keywords: |
 As noted in this thread:
 http://lists.boost.org/Archives/boost/2010/01/160448.php all global
 symbols whether macros or extern "C" functions should start with a
 "boost_" prefix - both to avoid polluting the global namespace as far as
 is possible, and to make boost-related symbols readily identifiable and

 Smart_ptr has the global symbol "lw_thread_routine" which should probably
 be "boost_lw_thread_routine".

Ticket URL: <https://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/ticket/3810>
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