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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [msvc] defines to turn of security mode
From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-04 05:15:47

Vladimir Prus skrev:
> On Wednesday 03 December 2008 20:03:20 Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Am I right that by default the msvc toolset does not turn of this
>> security stuff from microsoft?
> Yes, it does not turn them off.
>> When I did
>> nesotto_at_ottosen /cygdrive/d/boost/trunk/tools/build/v2/tools
>> $ grep -rin "secure" *
>> intel-win.jam:91: # Disable Microsoft "secure" overloads in
>> Dinkumware librar
>> ies since they
>> intel-win.jam:93: C++FLAGS += -D_SECURE_SCL=0 ;
>> mpi.jam:250: <toolset>msvc:<define>_SECURE_SCL=0
>> there are aparently no flags in the msvc toolset. I have seen other
>> pages recomment the following:
>> "If you use and of the compiled libraries in boost, just add this to
>> your bjam command-line:
> Sorry, what is your question or suggestion?

My suggestion is that these are defined as above, except
_HAS_ITERATOR_DEBUGGING, which is only there in debug builds anyway.

>Above, grammatically, is just
> a statement of a fact. I'll be happy with a patch to disable these,
> or add a feature disabling this, if msvc users find that useful and agree,
> via straw poll or otherwise, on what is needed.

Excellent. Should such a straw poll be made on this list or in the dev
list/users list? Or all three?


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