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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-01 18:06:10

Keith MacDonald wrote:
> _CRT_SECURE_NO_DEPRECATE would best be defined by bjam when
> TOOLS=vc-8_0, as many other Boost libraries get the same warnings.
> The deprecations are purely for security (potential buffer overflow)
> reasons. The help subsystem installed with the VC8 beta explains all.
> Lookup gets_s in the index, and then follow the link to "Security
> Enhancements in the CRT", to get up to speed quickly.

Unforunately, my beta 1 expired today, and I wasted about 8 hours last week
trying to install beta 2 and then reinstalling beta 1.

If there's a discussion specifically about deprecated member functions, could
you please post an excerpt?


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