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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-13 08:14:49

Aleksey Gurtovoy <alexy_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I've finally had a look at Digital Mars' link failures
> (e.g. and after a quick research realized
> that these are simply due to the fact that by default our tests
> require dynamic linking, and the Digital Mars distribution available
> for online download (as opposite to the CD-ROM distribution) does not
> contain necessary library files.
> [Walter, is there any chance we could get these without cashing out
> $42.50 for the CD (for testing purposes only, of course)?]
> We could resolve this in the short term by changing the default
> <runtime-link> settings for the Digital Mars toolset to "static", but
> I'm not sure whether it's possible on the toolset level. Is it? Or do
> the DMC tests have to be run in a separate batch?

It's easy enough to integrate the addition of

as a requirement into the testing rules. Probably we really need
something like

where dmc-compilers is a list of the names of DMC toolsets being
used. I imagine that what we want is toolsets beginning with "dmc-"
and not containing "stlport?"

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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