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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-10 04:53:36

>> I'm not saying "you can't use it anymore" - just that the Boost
>> release shouldn't be held up by debug-mode failures that don't
>> affect any major platforms in their normal configuration.
> I'm claiming debug mode is a normal configuration. People want to be
> able to get debugging aid by turning _GLIBCXX_DEBUG on. If Boost isn't
> as usable in the debug mode as it is in release mode then this is a
> significant impact on usability.

I agree, the point is this mode does catch bugs, and we should test with it.

However there are only so many new requirements we can introduce for a
release and still get it out. This should be a requirement for 1.34 not
1.33.1 IMO.

>> If you're willing, try running the tests with libstdc++
>> concept-checks enabled as well (#define _GLIBCXX_CONCEPT_CHECKS) and
>> then let me know if you think the release should be held up for
>> those bugs too.
> Hmm, I didn't know of that. Sounds interesting.

Again sounds like a useful test to add for 1.34.


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