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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-06 08:30:12

"Edward Diener" <eddielee_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> There are lots of reasons to write a compile-fail test.
> OK, I think I get it. Essentially a 'compile-fail' test is a test that
> succeeds when the compiler fails with some error, and fails if it does not.
> The test is made to make sure that the compiler correctly catches an error
> in the code.

Or that the library does, yes.

Dave Abrahams
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