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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Windows 8 and regression testing
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-08-20 18:00:18


On 08/20/2012 02:36 PM, NuSkooler wrote:
> Hello,
> I have attempted to build boost on Windows 8 x64 RTM + Visual Studio
> 2012. Two issues related to pointer truncation prevent
> from functioning properly. Both of these issues occur in versions
> 1.50.0 and 1.51.0 RC. I have since submitted a bug + patch here:

Fixed in the trunk.

> While talking to a developer in #boost it was suggested that I could
> help by running regression tests on Windows 8. The guide seems
> straightforward and I think I can set up an automatic run. However, my
> question is this: Given the above, how do I go about regression
> testing? Do I download the latest and apply my patches then run?

Look for the heading "Patching Boost Sources"
near the bottom of the page.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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