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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 16:28:49

Le 27/03/12 20:17, Belcourt, K. Noel a écrit :
> 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.
Me too. Note that some test are using yet Boost.Test.
Committed revision 77588.


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