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From: Anthony Williams (anthony_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-20 09:37:25

"Stephen Cossgrove" <scossgrove_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi, I am new to boost threads I have compiled both the 1.33 and 1.34 boost
> libraries and am getting the same error on both.
> Every time I run the program I get the "boost::bad_weak_ptr" error being
> caught in the Start function of the Boost Thread Class.
> Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong?

You're misusing shared_from_this --- this only works if the object is owned by
a shared_ptr. You're creating your BoostThread object on the stack so it is
not owned by a shared_ptr and shared_from_this will throw bad_weak_ptr.


Anthony Williams
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