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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-09 16:08:22

AlisdairM wrote:

> Thomas Witt wrote:
>>>> 1. Completely freeze the list of tested compilers. This
>>>> means that anything not tested now is not tested. Notably,
>>>> we'll have no coverage for mingw or cygwin versions of gcc.
>> Agreed. Are you going to update the list of toolsets in
>> explicit-failures-markup.xml or should I do it?
> I have a concern here that Borland BCB6 was being tested by Metacomm,
> but their test results have not been uploaded since the 'freeze
> results' call a few weeks ago. Likewise, no-one else has been able to
> pick up the strain for the same reason.
> This was supposed to be the last supported release for BCB6, just as
> with MSVC6, and I would hate to lose it at the last minute.

What compiler version is BCB6? Is that 5.6.4 or something?

> I have been patiently waiting for the regression runs to sort
> themselves out before chasing up a set of BCB6 results - I will
> re-install a copy and run the test myself if necessary - but it seems I
> can no longer afford to wait.
> For reference, BCB6 and BCB2006 were very similar in fails at the last
> count, with BCB6 being the main soure of expect-fail markups. Once the
> current Spirit/serialization issues are sorted out I do not anticipate
> further problems.

They are sorted -- there's a procedure one can use to test borland with
old spirit.

- Volodya


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