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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: 2012-03-28 16:25:27

Le 27/03/12 22:28, Vicente J. Botet Escriba a écrit :
> 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.
Good news. The regression test show now that a lot of test pass and when
failing the reason is accessible.

I will start to analyze the failing test.


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