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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-04 06:26:08

Nicola Musatti wrote:

> Robert Ramey wrote:
> > Vladimir Prus wrote:
> >> Robert,
> >> for all appearances, this test failure:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> is the problem with the test itself, not with the library. The
> >> error message is:
> >>
> >> Error E2304 ..\libs\serialization\test\test_variant.cpp 171:
> >> Constant variable '_Stz' must be initialized
> >>
> >> The problem is that I can't find that many lines in the file in
> >> question. Do you have an idea what's this variable is and how to fix
> >> it?
> >
>> I've seen this and am not sure how to respond. Given that it points to a
>> line#
>> beyond the end-of-file its looks to me that its an issue with
>> intialization of some static variable with some library - probably with
>> the
>> standard library implementation for this environment. Worse yet,
>> it seems to come and go. In any case, the best person to
>> investigate this woudl be Nicholas Musetti as he has made
>> the changes required to support this compiler.
> I believe this refers to std::fpos<>::_Stz from <iosfwd>. This appears
> to refer to a specialization on a const type, which in turn makes me
> think of Borland's bug of not dropping the top level const qualification
> in argument deduction.
> What I do not know is what is triggering this and whether in this case
> the usual workaround is applicable, which is to specify explicitly the
> relevant function's template arguments.

Would it be possible for you to prepare this "usual workaround" and see if
it helps?


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