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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [Thread] Solution to conflict with MFC?
From: gast128 (gast128_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-26 12:02:41

Christian Larsen <contact <at>> writes:

> Hello,
> I know this has been asked before, but I could not find a good solution.
> I'm experiencing problems with an application using both MFC and
> Boost.Thread. Specifically the assertion
> ASSERT(AfxGetModuleState() != AfxGetAppModuleState());
> in AfxCoreInitModule() fails. I link Boost.Thread statically into a DLL
> in my project.
> From previous posts to this list and elsewhere, e.g.
>, I see that the
> issue is caused by setting _pRawDllMain in tss_pe.cpp. Commenting this
> line does "solve" the problem, but I would rather not have to hack the
> Boost source code this way.
> It seems there is a patch somewhere for this problem (referred to in
>, but it appears it
> never made it into the source. Is there any chance of this issue being
> solved in a better way?
> Best regards,
> Christian Larsen

I do not understand the problem nor the given solution completely, but we have
no trouble using Boost.Threads within a MFC application. However MFC can only be
used within its own threads, so as long as you don't call MFC from your Boost
threads there shouldn't be a problem.

Those module state asserts are often related to that or using MFC extension
DLL's from a non MFC environment.

Don't know if this helps u though.

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