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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [Boost.Filesystem] crashes in static destruction of global string object
From: Nguyen Huu Hai (huuhai.nguyen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-10-10 09:27:35

On Mon, Oct 10, 2016 at 7:49 AM, Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 8/10/2016 03:45, Nguyen Huu Hai wrote:
>> libs/filesytem/src/portability.cpp defines valid_posix as a
>> std::string object instead of a const char * pointer. May I know if
>> there are reasons for that?
>> I'm using Boost.Filesystem as a shared library and my processes crash
>> on exit with stack traces pointing to the static destruction of
>> valid_posix. Making it const char* fixes the crashes.
> Are you using the libc as a static or shared library? It needs to be used
> as a shared library when using other shared libraries.

My apologies. It turned out to be a bug in my code. One of the
processes under valgrind generated a good trace pointing me to the
source of the bug.

Thank you.


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