Boost logo

Boost :

From: Anthony Williams (anthony_w.geo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-05 19:03:46

"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Anthony Williams wrote:
>> "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Anthony Williams wrote:
>>>> Do failures like this one not warrant a mention? (bind on vc 7.1)
>>> This failure is caused by VC's linker folding duplicate identical
>>> functions into one (which is why the test only fails in release
>>> mode). I don't know what can be done about it. It's probably not a
>>> problem in practice.
>> Maybe it should be marked up as "expected failure" or something,
>> then.
> It's not an expected failure if the optimization is not enabled.

I wouldn't know that if you hadn't just told me, and the summary report shows
it as "Broken". Several of the "unexpected passes" I've seen have comments
along the lines of "this seems to vary depending on compiler
configuration". Couldn't you add a similar comment for the bind failure?


Anthony Williams
Software Developer
Just Software Solutions Ltd

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at