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From: Michael Glassford (glassfordm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-20 15:38:40

Martin Wille wrote:
> Michael Glassford wrote:

[snip report of failures in various libraries]

>> The read_write_mutex is new, so it's not a true regression from the
>> previous 100% pass rate. I'm currently working on the scheduling
>> algorithm to make it pass its unit tests and hopefully deal with
>> reported deadlocking issues.
> Please, fix that quickly.

Believe me, I've been trying.

> Someone fixed the cause of the compile errors
> for the more conforming compilers.

I fixed many compile errors, and had help with a couple of others.

> So, now, I can expect the tests to
> deadlock for every compiler. This is a showstopper for testing, IMHO.
> I'm considering to remove the test from the Jamfile until the problem
> has been fixed.

I've just checked in the changes that I've been working on. I can't
guarantee that they fix the deadlocks until they're tested on the
platforms that were experiencing problems, but I hope they do. I'll keep
an eye on the regression testing reports, but please let me know one way
or the other as soon as you find out anything.



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