From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-23 15:01:24
Sorry about my reply to your previous message; I hadn't seen this one
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.
> Not quite, only the tests that were exposing the "supposed linking
> problem" (http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.boost.devel/110337/focus=110396)
> are marked.
>> The note says:
>> The library is <a
>> 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.
>> 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,"
> I specifically worded it as "regression runners and library
> developers" -- in the post referenced in the note Ralf indicates that
> in his experience Intel 8.0 requires special setup which might have
> been all that was needed to fix this -- but I meant Martin and you.
I see. This is a pretty strong indication that the problems indicated
may still exist.
>> but I think we need to determine what those failures were and what
>> the planned fixes were to be, and almost certainly we need to get
>> this markup out of the XML file, because it's just masking problems.
> No objections from me; it _was_ meant as a temporary markup for the
> current (at the moment) release cycle only.
Okay, I'm going to clear that markup out, then, so we can make things
right, or discover that no action is needed.
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