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From: Nicola Musatti (Nicola.Musatti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-06-09 18:14:20

Robert Ramey wrote:
> Looks like almost all issues re borland 5.82 serialization
> have been cleared up due to your efforts.
> Thanks a lot.

You're welcome!

> Just to demonstrate that no good dead goes unpunished,
> you might want to look into the following.
> test variant fails - I think this is something in the
> variant library itself and not addressable from
> within the serialization libary or tests.

This is a general problem. I suspect that Borland support could improve
throughout Boost, but it would take a lot of effort!

> test_no_rtti - this has always failed with bcb 5.64
> and still fails with 5.82. I had given up hope. But
> I think I saw it pass with bjam V2. I checked
> the command line switches and they were different.
> So I'm wondering if some tweaking of the command
> line switches might help bcb passing on this test
> as well as possible others in other libraries.

In a way I hope you're wrong. Tweaking conformance by changing compiler
switches is a nightmare I'm not prepared to face :-)

> Anyway - thanks again for your hard work
> and successful results.

It was a rather interesting challenge. It's a pity I have so little time
to devote to these things!

Nicola Musatti

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