Posts By: Kent


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Building Boost 1.58 with Visual Studio 2015

If you try to build Boost 1.58 with Visual Studio 2015, you’ll get this error “Unknown compiler version - please run the configure tests and report the results” when building, do this.

Apache SIGABRT on Gentoo

I’ve been trying to set up a PressBooks test site on my Gentoo dec box. I may or may not write a book about programming, but PressBooks is a WordPress plugin for writing and exporting books. I was curious and decided to give it a go.

How to stop a std::async task

Sadly, this is only an intrusive way of stopping std::async. For an almost non-intrusive way of stopping a thread, look at boost::thread.