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From: Ronald Garcia (garcia_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-15 15:39:57

David Abrahams wrote:

> "rgarcia1771" <garcia_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > Howdy,
> >
> > I'm running the boost regression tests under cygwin for vc7.1
> Very risky. vc7.1 doesn't build cygwin-compatible .so files. Think
> of Cygwin as a separate OS. Why not run the tests under the regular
> Windows command shell?
Well, honestly that hadn't even occurred to me ;). I wasn't aware of
the above issue, and I am much more comfortable in a Unix-like
environment [*]. packages the entire regression testing
process nicely and boost build seems to make compiling with msvc/vc just
work (i.e. no fiddling with bat files). Given the differences though, I
guess I have a little learning to do. Thanks for that little nugget of



[*] I mean that in the sense of knowledge, not religion, BTW.


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