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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-13 17:58:38

"Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> > also, I node that IF there are both fail and unexpected pass occur in
>> > a test it is summarized as fail
>> >
>>That would seem to be perfectly appropriate. What do you think it
>>*should* do?
> perhaps an indicator of some sort. It's almost as important to know
> that you system accepts things that are NOT legal as that it rejects
> things that are illegal.

That's not what "unexpected pass" means AFAIK. IIUC it means that you
labelled a particular test as "expected to fail on this compiler"
usually due to compiler bugs, but it started working, usually due to
improved support from lower-level libraries.

Dave Abrahams
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