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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-20 08:29:28

Martin Wille <mw8329_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Martin Wille writes:
>>>We have currently have a few regressions on Linux:
>>>conversion: lexical_cast_test fails for intel 7.1 and intel 8.0
>>>multi_array: several tests fail for gcc-2.95.3-stlport-4.5.3
>>>utility: counting_iterator_example fails for gcc-2.95.3-stlport-4.5.3
>> Don't know what to say about these last two. "(remainder deleted
>> because of excessive size)" makes it kinda hard to even guess at the
>> multi array problem, and counting_iterator_example?
> I don't find this text in the current logs.
>> /home/BOOST/head-regression/boost/boost/iterator/indirect_iterator.hpp:127: `x' undeclared (first use this function)
>> Gimme a break!
>> template <class Iter>
>> inline
>> indirect_iterator<Iter> make_indirect_iterator(Iter x)
>> { //------------------------------------------------^ !!!
>> return indirect_iterator<Iter>(x);
>> }
>> So, I don't know what to say about that. My impression is that
>> gcc-2.9x is just choking on the long symbol names we get with STLPort
>> debug mode.
> I agree.
>> You might try turning that off.
> Wouldn't the debug mode be superior for the tests the
> compiler doesn't choke upon?

Yes, but it's fair to turn it off for a single test.

> I think we should just add an explicit failure markup
> for that test. This obviously is a compiler problem.

Either way is OK for me.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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