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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-13 16:04:44

At 11:02 AM 2/13/2003, David Abrahams wrote:

>That said, the level of support for Sun compilers is likely to depend
>on two things in the future:
> 1. Sun's willingness to address the serious bugs in their compiler
> implementation which prevent much progress at all from being
> made. Given a reasonably well-conforming compiler, little
> specific attention should be needed in order to get most things
> working well.
> 2. Someone stepping up to run regular regression tests on Sun, and
> someone at Boost getting them set up to do it. I believe
> someone at Mentor Graphics volunteered to run the tests, but I
> think we may have dropped the ball on our side.

Now that we have both documentation and a script, a number of people have
been able to get the tests running on various platforms.

Perhaps those that care about Sun could search the archives for the message
from the Mentor Graphics folks, and ask them to give the tests a try.


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