Opened 9 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#2134 closed Bugs (fixed)

Namespace conflict in implementation of Boost.Integer

Reported by: Daryle Walker Owned by: Daryle Walker
Milestone: Boost 1.36.0 Component: integer
Version: Boost Development Trunk Severity: Problem
Keywords: integer namespace integer_traits Cc: jwulp@…, dwalker07@…


This is based off the thread starting at <>.

In "[source:trunk/boost/integer.hpp@47408 boost/integer.hpp]", class templates in the boost::detail namespace refer to an unadorned integer_traits template. The template referenced is meant to be boost::integer_traits in "[source:trunk/boost/boost/integer_traits.hpp@32576 boost/integer_traits.hpp]". However, a boost::detail::integer_traits template exists in "[source:trunk/boost/boost/detail/numeric_traits.hpp@24446 boost/detail/numeric_traits.hpp]". This latter template gets priority as the choice of what the unadorned integer_traits mention refers to, which was not intended. The problem only manifests when "boost/detail/numeric_traits.hpp" gets #included, directly or indirectly, before "boost/integer.hpp", but doesn't manifest if "boost/integer.hpp" is #included first (which may be a ODR violation).

Thanks to Jeroen van der Wulp for initially reporting this and providing a potential patch.

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boost-integer.hpp.diff (3.1 KB) - added by Daryle Walker 9 years ago.
Potential patch provided by Jeroen van der Wulp

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Change History (5)

Changed 9 years ago by Daryle Walker

Attachment: boost-integer.hpp.diff added

Potential patch provided by Jeroen van der Wulp

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Daryle Walker

Cc: dwalker07@… added

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Daryle Walker

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [47742]) Resolved namespace conflict from unadorned call, which fixes #2134

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by anonymous

Resolution: fixed
Status: closedreopened

Recent Trunk reversion has broken this - or rather it hasn't because Boost.Integer is no longer hiding it's details in the detail namespace - and it should.

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by John Maddock

Resolution: fixed
Status: reopenedclosed

(In [57884]) Tidied up namespace usage, fixes #2134.

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