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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-02 14:57:29

"Roland Schwarz" <roland.schwarz_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>> These should be marked as expected failures and happily ignored.
>> Boost.Test
>> supports this compiler only up to the level required by the boost
>> regression
>> tests. No libraries were using DLL version of Boost.Test with this
>> compiler
>> before 1.34 and accordingly couldn't expect it to start working.
>> I've looked on the workaround proposed. It looks more like a hack.
>> * You need to switch from object of class that contains shared_ptr on
>> shared_ptr to this class - extra level of indirection
>> * You need to add clone methods to workaround bug with explicit new
>> * You need to add extra level of indication to convert from object to
>> pointer
>> * You need to add dummy semicolon, just to satisfy this compiler
>> And all that essentially for nothing - Boost.Test do not intend to
>> support
>> DLL build for this compiler. I'd rather keep the code clean.
> Thank you for clarification.
> There is yet another one. Could you please also comment on its severity?
> compile-c-c++
> ..\..\..\bin.v2\libs\test\test\test_fp_comparisons.test\msvc-6.5\debug\threading-multi\test_fp_comparisons.obj

Any failures on msvc 6.5 are expected ;). I don't test against this compiler
anymore and have no way of ensuring that my own unit test pass it. And
that's beside the point that even only critical issues affecting boost
regression testing are going to be fixed.


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