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Subject: Re: [boost] [filesystem] path.cpp fails to compile underclang/Cygwin
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-16 18:03:01

On 1/16/2015 4:56 PM, Peter Dimov wrote:
> Edward Diener wrote:
>> I have never tried using clang with Cygwin...
> To clarify, I'm not using clang _with_ Cygwin, that is, I am not using
> my own compiled clang with an existing Cygwin installation. I am using
> Cygwin's clang package, as installed by the Cygwin installer.
> Cygwin's g++ was for a long time stuck at 3.4.6, which made it not
> particularly viable for Boost testing, but it's on 4.8.3 now and I find
> it very useful, because it's a POSIX platform, which is good for test
> coverage. And it has -std=c++11. And clang. What's not to like? Only the
> fact that gcc.archive fails for some reason, which breaks all tests that
> want to statically link to Boost.Test. And that Boost.Test fails with
> -std=c++11 due to absence of mkstemp and putenv. But apart from that,
> it's perfect. :-)

I will try running the tests in Boost.Test with both gcc and clang under
Windows, to see what the problems with clang are. Maybe I can figure out
what is wrong with it.

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