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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-04 13:28:44

At 08:16 PM 1/1/2004, Beman Dawes wrote:
>At 01:53 PM 1/1/2004, David Abrahams wrote:
> >Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >
> >> As far as the Boost regression tests go, there hasn't be a lot of
> >> progress with GCC. The same Boost tests have been failing for the
> >> four or five GCC releases, regardless of operating system.
> >>
> >> This sounds to me as if the Boost developers must think the problems
> >> lie with GCC (or just plain aren't paying attention), while the GCC
> >> folks think the problems lie with Boost (or just plain aren't paying
> >> attention).
> >>
> >> Someone needs to step forward and break the log-jam. File bug
> >> email developers, and make sure someone is actively working on each
> >> issue. I've been doing that with Intel, Metrowerks, and Microsoft and
> >> it does work, typically resulting in fixes for both Boost and
> >> (or occasionally std library) code.
> >>
> >> Any volunteers for GCC?
> >
>The failures for the Win32 cgg 3.3.1 tests are:
> ...
> regex/ 9 failures (runtime crashes)

These have now been cleared with help from John Maddock, and from Gerrit
Haase on the cygwin mailing list. Deleting all cygwin files and doing a
complete reinstall cleared the problem.


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