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Subject: Re: [boost] [TypeIndex] Peer review period for library acceptance begins, ending Thurs 21st Nov
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-12 15:54:56


On 11/12/2013 11:34 AM, Niall Douglas wrote:
> [1]: A single unit test currently always is reported as failing to
> link correctly on MSVC. Antony believes this to be a bug in Windows
> bjam, as the Jamfile marks the link as expected to fail using
> link-fail but bjam does not respect this on Windows in this one use
> case scenario (yet weirdly the other expected link failures work
> fine!).

I'm aware of this bug. link-fail doesn't work with the
msvc toolset, because there are two separate updating
actions ( and msvc.manifest). FAIL_EXPECTED
currently requires that /every/ updating action fails.
No one was using it before, so put it at low priority.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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