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Subject: Re: [boost] [iterator] issues with Boost.Iterator and Boost.MultiArray
From: Ronald Garcia (rxg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-27 11:44:57

Hi Thomas,

I've been tracking this conversation from afar but have not had much
chance to get involved. Thank you for looking into this in depth. I
will look into the trunk vs. release regression problems this
weekend. It may take a little longer for me to look into the Iterator


On May 26, 2010, at 12:58 PM, Thomas Klimpel wrote:

> Hi,
> The issues reporteted in <
> > are still open. Even so I wrote:
>> But from my point of view, the only responsibility I may
>> have with respect to these issues is to notify the authors
>> of the affected libraries, which I have done now.
> it seems that I wasn't yet successful in my attemps to notify the
> authors. The only one that has answered so far was Thomas Witt <
> >, claiming that the bug is in Boost.MultiArray. However, my
> personal belief is that the bug is in <
> >. But there is definitively a "quasi unrelated" bug in
> Boost.MultiArray on trunk (and Thomas Witt might refer to this bug),
> as the "resize" regression test fails on nearly all compilers on
> trunk but passes on release <
> > (the link contains a patch that fixes the failures).
> I would be most happy, if
> 1) Ron (or somebody else that is allowed to apply patches to
> Boost.MultiArray) would simply fix the failure of the "resize"
> regression test on trunk (either by applying the provided patch or
> by fixing it in some other way).
> 2) Dave (or somebody else that has deep knowledge about
> Boost.Iterator) would confirm that the failures of Boost.MultiArray
> on MSVC-10 are caused by an issue in Boost.Iterator (and are
> probably related to Jeremy Siek's patch <
> >).
> I guess the result if somebody will answer at all is that I will be
> asked to enter a track ticket for Boost.Iterator. So if this mail
> should stay without useful feedback, I will enter two track tickets
> for Boost.MultiArray and one track ticket for Boost.Iterator, in
> anticipation that the feedback would probably have suggested that I
> should do that.
> Regards,
> Thomas

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