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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-26 03:05:11

On Friday 21 April 2006 18:08, David Abrahams wrote:
> Jürgen Hunold <hunold_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> I'm not an expert with Intel compiler, so have no idea what options are
> >> really necessary at the moment. Can somebody comment?
> >
> > I'd suggest to keep this options for intel < 9.0 (or 8.0) until someone
> > with more knowledge comes with a better solution.
> I happen to have intel-win compilers back to version 5.0, which is
> extremely useful for testing with a variety of EDG frontends. It
> would be great if we could find a way to preserve the knowledge we
> have in BB about how to compile with older versions of the toolset as
> we evolve it to deal with newer ones.

It's only possible, practically, if we periodically run regression tests with
older intel version. We don't need to run full Boost regression tests, if
that's too much effort, we can maybe run a subset of sets.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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