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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-14 09:40:47

Henrik Sundberg wrote:
> 2007/11/13, Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]>:
>> 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?
> The error handling is changed in VC8, see:
> When we started using VC8 SP1, we had to add a background process
> looking for error dialogs and automatically closing them (otherwise
> the failing processes just hangs, and our redundancy mechanisms could
> not do a ting).
> The change in VS SP1 was really bad for us.

I wondered if something like that had happened, but since I applied SP1
a long time ago, don't understand why it would just now start to happen.

Thanks for the link,


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