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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-19 05:51:10

Jeff Garland writes:

> On Fri, 16 Jul 2004 19:13:08 -0700, Jeff Garland wrote
> ...replies to self...
> >...snip detail some details...
> >
> > date-time has a number of regession test failures when it is built
> > in the dll mode on windows. They look like this:
> >
> > Which looks like it is complaining about the BOOST_DATE_TIME_DECL
> > macro. I'm wondering if in config/platform/win32.hpp we need to at
> > como to this little macro that controls the definition of BOOST_HAS_DECLSPEC.
> >
> > #if !defined(__GNUC__) && !defined(BOOST_HAS_DECLSPEC)
> > #endif
> Since no one replied, I did some additional digging. It looks like we need to
> switch the --windows option on if we want Comeau to accept __declspec options.
> Same conclusion Vladimir Prus brought up a couple weeks back -- no one responded.
> If you look at the information on the follow 2 pages you might become
> convinced that this should be possible.
> There was also a thread back on September 2003 discussing whether this was
> supported yet by Comeau
> It would be nice if someone from Metacomm could patch the --windows flag into
> the build system for the next round to see if it would allow Comeau to work
> with dll's on windows.

Will do, but...

> However, it doesn't seem like there's too much interest in fixing this issue.
> So if no one responds I'll just mark the tests as expected failure and move
> on -- I've already spent more time on this than I should have...

That's definitely a valid option.

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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