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Subject: Re: [boost] Embedding manifest into the regression tests (was: [testers] [log] Problems with tests)
From: Holger Grund (holger.grund_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-14 01:56:48

> > VC++ 10 and 11 dont use sxs isolation for runtime libs any more.
> > IOW, you dont need a manifest for the CRT in VS2010&2012.
> SxS isolation is not the only reason to have manifest.
Fair enough. That has nothing to do with the compiler version, though.

> At least two unit tests in the boost log library fail to run just because:
> 1. They do not contain the manifest
> 2. Their names match the *patch*.exe pattern.
> We can rename these tests but it is just a workaround, not a fix. To fix the
> problem, we need a manifest.
It's probably a good idea to generate an embed a manifest. Last I heard, there was lots of talk in Windows about putting more things into it.


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