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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-23 14:58:13

Aleksey Gurtovoy <agurtovoy_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Now that I look at explicit-failures-markup.xml, I'm reconsidering.
>> Aleksey checked in an "expected failure" mark for each and every test
>> with intel-7.1-linux and intel-8.0-linux.
> The note says:
>> The library is <a
>> href="">known
>> to work</a> in this configuration. The failures are
>> due to configuration issues of the particular testing
>> environment these tests have been run in. The
>> regression runners and library developers are aware of
>> the problem and plan to fix it for the next release.

Well, yeah, of course I read the note. It doesn't explain anything
about the configuration of the testing environment or anything about
how to tell if that configuration is still in force.

>> I don't know which developers Aleksey meant when he said they are
>> "aware of the problem and plan to fix it for the next release,"

Nor does it explain the above.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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