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From: Michael VanLoon (MichaelV_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-09 17:04:33

> From: John Maddock [mailto:John_Maddock_at_[hidden]]
> Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2001 5:02 AM
> >I'm trying to get this to build on Solaris (Sparc, 2.6),
> using Sun's Forte
> 6
> >compiler. This doesn't work, as noted somewhere (lost the page url).

> Looking at the latest compiler logs, the current cvs code
> does build with
> Sunpro 6, however it fails at run-time because some exceptions aren't
> getting caught where they should be, as before any
> workarounds gratefully
> accepted, looks like it's closer than I thought though...

Just out of curiosity, are these deficiencies in the Sun compiler (i.e. not
behaving in compliance with the C++ standard)? Or are they just "quirks" of
the compiler that haven't been adequately hacked around yet? And if the
former, has anyone submitted bug reports to the Sun guys? I had several
standards-compliance issues fixed in the early days of the 5.0 compiler by
submitting bug reports (well I don't know that they fixed them because of
ME, but I do know that several of the bugs, as reported, were fixed in a

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