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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-23 13:06:47

David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> OK. Does that imply that somebody is going to look into fixing
>> "data_members" regression with gcc-2.95.3-linux*
>> (
> It's inconcievable to me that it could have passed in 1.31.0, since
> this is part of the test (which hasn't changed):
>>>> try: x.x = 77
> ... except AttributeError: pass
> ... else: print 'no error'
> So I don't think a fix is possible or practical.
> On second thought, let me try something; maybe something simple can be done
> about the majority of these failures.

I'm afraid it didn't pan out. I still can't understand how this
could be a regression. I don't think it's fixable or could have ever
worked in the first place.

Dave Abrahams
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