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From: Markus Schöpflin (markus.schoepflin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-08 08:44:06

John Maddock wrote:

> Markus Schöpflin wrote:
>> John Maddock wrote:
>>> I have to be honest: I'm not even sure how to go about debugging
>>> this: basically the test program spawns 10 threads each of which
>>> then runs the regex test code. In other words it's a stress-test to
>>> detect multi-threading issues. Are there any known problems with
>>> gcc and threading on that platform?
>> With gcc 4.1 and later multi threading is simply broken on Tru64. But
>> it should work with earlier version. IIRC, 3.x uses DEC threads and
>> 4.x uses POSIX threads. That might explain the different behaviors
>> we're observing.
> Oh, hold on: regex uses POSIX threads, come to that so does Boost.Threads
> and the test driver program. However, the threads lib tests all pass so I
> assumed it wasn't an issue as simple as this. So is this just a case of
> "not supported"?

I'm sorry, but I don't understand at all what you are trying to tell me.
Could you please rephrase that somehow?

Thanks, Markus

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