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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-13 11:02:21

Anthony Williams wrote:
> Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Starting right about the time of the revision 41056 threads changes, the
>> Windows smoke tests started to pop up dialog boxes (rather than just
>> failing quietly) for various threads problems. bjam had not been
>> recompiled, and there was nothing else running on the machine at the time.
>> Is this a threads problem, or did something go haywire on my machine?
> That sounds bad. That change shouldn't create any new problems --- it was
> primarily just tidying up existing code. What were the error messages about?
> Which compiler?

VC++ 8.0 SP1.

For example, test_thread.exe puts up an Application Error dialog "The
instruction at blah referenced memory at blatch. The memory could not be

Hum... It isn't threads tests, but Interprocess tests like mutex_test too.

It acts as if Boost.Test is no longer catching exceptions. Yet it
doesn't look like Boost.Test has changed recently.



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