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From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-27 11:58:50


David Abrahams wrote:
>> There is a single msvc 8.0 failure for Boost Exception which I'm
>> certain is because it's an incremental test. The library does work on
>> msvc 8.
> Why should an incremental test fail in this case? If you don't know,
> there's a mystery waiting to be uncovered and you shouldn't be so sure
> that it's a false positive in this case. If you do know, you should
> change your test so that it can work when run incrementally.

Here's what's going on. The test results say:

Output by test variants:


At some point the properties used to build the test changed from
link=static runtime-link=static
to threading=multi.

The old results are still present in the jam log and are getting picked
up by the
regression tools. The version that is currently being run is passing.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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