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Subject: Re: [Threads-devel] warning LNK4248: unresolved typeref token (0100001E) for 'boost.detail.win32._SECURITY_ATTRIBUTES'; image may not run
From: mlimber (mlimber_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-15 11:54:47

Alternately, you can follow the advice
In short, #define BOOST_USE_WINDOWS_H.


On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 8:02 AM, Andrei Bica <avbica_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> I'm using boost in a .NET dll which mixes managed and unmanaged code (this
> warnings appears only in this type of dll). When compiling in release using
> VS2008 I receive the following warning:
> LNK4248: unresolved typeref token (0100001E) for
> 'boost.detail.win32._SECURITY_ATTRIBUTES'; image may not run
> Its look like the _SECURITY_ATTRIBUTES which is defined by windows headers
> is forward declared in thread\win32\thread_primitives.hpp but included in
> the boost.detail.win32 namespace instead of global namespace.
> I've found 2 solutions:
> 1. a workaround in my code by declaring the
> boost.detail.win32._SECURITY_ATTRIBUTES after including the boost headers:
> namespace boost { namespace detail { namespace win32 {
> };};};
> but this is not portable and not very nice.
> 2. move the forward declaration of _SECURITY_ATTRIBUTES in global namespace
> Solution 2 looks much cleaner. Is it possible to change the
> thread_primitives.hpp so the _SECURITY_ATTRIBUTES structure is forward
> declared in the global namespace? In a way it doesn't make sense to have
> extern "C" section in a namespace block since C doesn't have namespaces.
> Andrei Bica
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