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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-01 07:32:23

At 06:19 AM 12/1/2003, David Abrahams wrote:
>I just noticed that our como-win32 toolset (and I don't know how many
>other EDG-based toolsets) are set to do link-time instantiation. That
>means we may be getting misleading results for compile and
>compile-fail tests. What should we do about it?

I'm in the process of removing como-win32 from the Win32 regression tests I
run. It just takes too much time dealing with all its oddities. Also, the
results never meant much because they were inevitably obtained with a
patched compiler that didn't represent any particular como release.

If you decide to change any of the como-win32 toolset settings, you might
want to run "before" and "after" regression tests to see what changes. At
least in the past, changes in the toolset have often had unintended


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