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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-12 18:03:07

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>> 2. Opting to ignore system signals will cause halt for regression
>>>> testing
>>>> in
>>>> some cases (unless we change the setup explicitly)
>>> No, it's the other way round. The UB causes halts in regression testing.
>>> I experienced dozens of these incidences. As I said, I wasted days of
>>> CPU and human time on this problem.
>>> How does not mapping a signal to exceptions and letting the process die
>>> instead cause halt for regression testing?
>> Because some compiler would show dialog window for example. Unfortunately
>> there is no silver bullet here. One will have to deal with stalling
>> regression tests one way or another. Which case has less incidents is an
>> open question.
> In the absence of other data, it seems to me that Martin's report
> should be given more weight.

What do you mean by "absence of other data"? I know for sure that several NT
compilers will produce dialog window.


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