Subject: Re: [boost] Libraries failing across the board.
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-09 13:19:08
> On Wednesday 09 July 2014 13:01:23 John Maddock wrote:
>>> Marshall is just a few days away from being able to put out a beta release
>>> candidate. (And that is very good news!)
>>> But we still have too many libraries failing across the board on master:
>> Pool hasn't been maintained (or changed) in years.
>> The failures seem to be caused by something in /boost/core/demangle.hpp,
>> so the pool lib seems to be an innocent bystander here?
> The failing test #defines free to a non-existing symbol, and demangle.hpp uses
> free() and this causes the failure. If free is defined as a macro on some
> platform, it must be compatible with the function call syntax, so to my mind
> the test is broken.
I've submitted a pull request - someone from the community maintenance
team will have to apply this and the other pending fix though.
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