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Subject: Re: [boost] [EXTERNAL] Re: [scope_exit] trunk tests fail on sun compiler
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-27 12:59:21

Le 26/03/12 19:30, Belcourt, K. Noel a écrit :
> On Mar 26, 2012, at 11:13 AM, Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
>> Le 26/03/12 17:39, Belcourt, K. Noel a écrit :
>>> On Mar 26, 2012, at 6:31 AM, lcaminiti wrote:
>>>> Belcourt, K. Noel wrote
>>>>> Sun is, for all intent and purposes, a dead platform for us. While I
>>>>> realize others may be using newer flavors of it, we've basically
>>>>> stopped and use it only for the numerics which were/are quite good.
>>>>> Our system is not being maintained so I'd guess your best bet is to
>>>>> mark your library as unsupported on this platform.
>>> Hi Lorenzo,
>>>> OK. Shall Sun be removed by the trunk regression tests then?
>>> No, we'll leave the Sandia-Sun tester running as long as we can. Go
>>> to the Legend at the bottom of the trunk results page, one of the
>>> keys is this:
>>> n/a The library author marked it as unusable on particular
>>> platform/toolset.
>>> I suggest you mark your library as n/a for the Sandia-Sun tester, as
>>> others have done for their libraries, e.g. proto, property_tree,
>>> statechart, xpressive, etc...
>> Noel,
>> it is difficult to classify a library as N/A when we don't know what
>> is not working on. I'm wondering if this is not catching a bug on the
>> regression tools.
>> Boost.Thread is on the same case, and I will be interested in
>> changing whatever is needed to make it usable on Sun/Solaris.
>> Please, could you see why the regression tests are not showing why
>> the test fails?
> Oh, I should point out that there's about 500 targets that fail to
> link due to missing Boost.Test libraries.
Thanks for the information. The last test I have been adding to
Boost.Thread doesn't use Boost.Test, but the link to Boost.Test is done
however. I will dissociate it to see if this helps.

Thanks again,

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