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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Would like help debugging MinGW problem
From: Jeremiah Willcock (jewillco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-20 11:31:39

On Tue, 20 Apr 2010, Vladimir Prus wrote:


>> Is this problem something that needs to be fixed for Boost in general on
>> this platform? If the issue is exceptions being broken without certain
>> flags, shouldn't those flags always be provided even without multiple
>> threads?
> I don't think so. That flag *is* MT support, so adding it for threading=single
> would be mightly confusing. It's possible, both technically and in principle,
> to force threading=multi on mingw, if folks familiar with mingw deem that
> reasonable. Can somebody comment on this?
> It appears that other libraries are also unhappy with mingw exceptions,
> e.g. even the simplest compiled library in boost is:

Should I just mark that test case as broken on all MinGW platforms, or
wait for someone to work on a fix for it?

-- Jeremiah Willcock

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