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Subject: Re: [boost] [config] [regression] Regression test failures due to compiler bugs -- your advice needed
From: Andrzej Krzemienski (akrzemi1_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-21 14:45:20

2015-01-21 17:31 GMT+01:00 Vicente J. Botet Escriba <

> Le 21/01/15 10:11, Andrzej Krzemienski a écrit :
>> Hi Everyone,
>> I need the advice from the experts, on what is the recommended way to
>> handle the following situation with regression tests.
>> A number of tests of Boost.Optional fail. (see here:
>> These are the failures in optional<T&> (optional references), because
>> quite
>> a lot of compilers implement reference binding in a
>> non-standard-conforming
>> manner. (For details of these bugs see here:
>> html/boost_optional/dependencies_and_portability/
>> optional_reference_binding.html
>> ).
>> Andrzej, are these regressions since last version(s) with compilers that
> worked, or are these related to new features that works on only some
> compilers?
> Best,
> Vicente

These failures have been there for as long as optional references exist. It
is that I no longer mark them as "expected".

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