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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-26 20:33:00

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>> In trying to run release-build regression tests on the Serialization
>>> library, I found a Borland 5.6 crasher in the test library. It's
>>> surely a codegen bug, but it left me wondering why, if I have to link
>>> to the test library anyway, the library is putting
>>> retrieve_framework_parameter in an unnamed namespace, making me
>>> compile it into each **translation unit** of my test. This
>>> non-templated function, it seems to me, could be
>>> compiled into the test library.
>> I am not quite sure what you are talking about.
>> retrieve_framework_parameter
>> is defined in unit_test_parameters.ipp and is not supposed to appear in
>> any
>> other translation unit.
> An ipp file is not typically a translation unit by itself.

Ignoring technicalliy it is in my case.

> It is included by test_tools.hpp

It's not. unit_test_parameters.ipp is only included by ":included"
components of Boost.Test.

> which gets included in many of the
> serialization tests... or at least, it is indirectly included by
> libs/serialization/test/test_exported.cpp, and the only test header I
> can see there is boost/test/test_tools.hpp. I assume more than one
> TU are allowed to include test_tools.hpp.


>>> Among other things, would allow the test library author to handle
>>> the codegen bug once and for all (e.g. by specifying build
>>> requirements).
>> Among other things you could mention what bug and what building
>> requirements you are referring to.
> I don't know how to describe the bug; the test program crashes inside
> the initialization of a vector inside of
> retrieve_framework_parameter. The following build command reproduces the
> problem for me:
> myjam -sTOOLS="borland" -sSPIRIT_ROOT=c:/src/spirit-1.6 -sBUILD="release
> <debug-symbols>on" -sBOOST_ARCHIVE_LIST=text_archive.hpp
> test_exported_text_archive

I couldn't find this target in appropriate Jamfile and I don't have spirit
to replicate the error.


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