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Subject: Re: [boost] [EXTERNAL] Re: [scope_exit] trunk tests fail on sun compiler
From: Belcourt, K. Noel (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-27 14:17:45

On Mar 27, 2012, at 10:59 AM, Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:

> 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.

I'm most interested in hearing if Thread (sans Test) will work on Sun.

-- Noel

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