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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-08 08:47:06

Tomas Puverle wrote:
>> The sunpro type_traits tests are currently mostly failing because
>> is_enum is broken, this in turn is likely to really be an
>> is_convertible failure.
>> There are a few possible preprocessor branches that could be taken
>> for is_convertible, if some kind soul with access to sunpro would
>> give these a try and see if any fix the errors that would be very
>> welcome.
> Which boost version? HEAD, 1.33.1, RC_1_34? Not a sunpro expert by
> any means but I have 6.2, 8.1, 10 and 11 for Sparc and a new test box
> with 11 for AMD, but I would say boost should ignore Sunpro prior to
> 11, really, since getting to build on 6.2 or 8.1 is close to
> impossible. Perhaps you could also write to Simon at Sun who is
> working on making Sunpro as boost compatible as possible, including
> any patches: That may be an
> even better idea.

It does look like the way to go: actually he's claiming that all the
type_traits tests pass in his blog, so either we're missing a patch, or our
test compiler isn't up to date. I don't suppose you have an email address
for the guy? I can't find one on the blog site.

Thanks, John.

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