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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.40.0] Freeze for release candidate
From: Jeremiah Willcock (jewillco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-25 12:21:20

On Tue, 25 Aug 2009, Eric Niebler wrote:

> Matthias Troyer wrote:
>> On Aug 25, 2009, at 3:15 PM, Eric Niebler wrote:
>>> We have some MPI test results now. Matthias should have a look and report
>>> on the failures there. Then we can decide whether there are any
>>> showstoppers.
>>> Marshal, can you make sure Matthias has access to your test results?
>> I saw some test results, and they are the failures I also sometimes see:
>> the skeleton&contents tests sometimes fail, and sometimes work. This is the
>> same as in the past and Doug Gregor had explained it as a problem of the
>> underlying MPI implementation. Looking deeper into it would require more
>> time than is available. These are not regressions but issues that have been
>> around for a while.
> Thanks, Matthias. This is good enough for me to feel comfortable moving ahead
> with the 1.40 release. Beman, Jeremiah, any objections?

Are there any concerns with the Intel problems I posted about? Does MPL's
static assert mechanism have any problems on that platform? If I can run
the tests on GCC 4.3 on Linux here, I think I can accept intermittent
failures on that same platform on another machine. What MPI is Steve
using, and what version?

-- Jeremiah Willcock

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