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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [msvc] defines to turn of security mode
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-04 06:31:11

Thorsten Ottosen wrote:

> 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?

I don't really know. I guess users list is most appropriate, since it affects

- Volodya

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