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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-22 17:32:26

Giovanni Bajo wrote:

> Hello,
> looking at:
> most of Spirit regressions with Comeau come from Boost.Thread failures.
> Spirit's code already handles BOOST_HAS_THREADS correctly (skip the test if
> there is no threading support) but this doesn't seem enough for Comeau. The
> output is totally cryptic to me:
> ------------------------
> Lib output:
> bin/boost/libs/thread/build/boost_thread.dll/meta-como-win32-4.3.3-vc7/debug
> /threading-multi
> ------------------------
> Now, why is the test reported to fail without even running it? How are we
> supposed to handle this? Should we mark it as "expected-to-fail" on Comeau?
> The point is that right now it seems that Spirit is broken while
> Boost.Thread (or Comeau) actually is the root of the problem.

Comments, anyone? Please?

Joel de Guzman

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