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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Major upgrade to Boost.Config symbol visibility macros
From: Niels Dekker - address until 2010-10-10 (niels_address_until_2010-10-10_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-22 17:15:33

>> I submitted #4246, because various compilers, including IBM V11.1, Sun 5.10,
>> MINGW-4.3.3, and Borland 6.2.1 (Codegear, Embarcadero) no longer compile
>> Boost Test. Is that also the reason why you switched to lightweight_test?

Beman Dawes wrote:
> Boost.System (and Boost.Filesystem) are critical to both Boost's and
> my personal testing. Thus in these I don't like dependencies on
> anything that has a history of breaking. I also find it is a bit
> easier to debug with lightweight_test on platforms I'm not very
> familiar with.

Thanks, Beman. I hope I can convince Fernando Cacciola to also start
using lightweight_test for value_init_test :-)

Kind regards, Niels

Niels Dekker
Scientific programmer at LKEB, Leiden University Medical Center

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