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From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-11 00:18:22

Oops, I may have this confused with the graphviz error, and since it's gone
away in the latest run, I won't be chasing it.
At Monday 2005-05-09 21:37, Victor A. Wagner Jr. wrote:
>At Sunday 2005-05-08 13:29, you wrote:
>>The situation re this platform is characterised by the following facts.
>>a) The serialization libraries fail to build on the VC 8.0 platform.
>>b) With my local copy of VC 8.0 on my local machine all libraries build and
>>all tests results are the same as with VC 7.1
>>c) up until a short time a go there was anohter VC 8.0 platform on the test
>>matrix which showed all tests passing.
>>I checked the library build failure and traced into spirit. Spirit tests
>>also fail. I'm quite confident that addressing the spirit failures will fix
>>the serialization library build failure for VC 8.0
>>What, if anything, should be done about this? There are a couple of options
>>a) Presume that its a quirk with VC 8.0 and just wait for it to go away in
>>the next beta
>>b) Persume its an error in Spirit and fix spirit so it passes the spirit
>>c) Presume its an error in the serialization library.
>>I'm not in a position to do b). So if that's the right thing I would hope
>>someone would address it.
>>I could do c) but would want to wait until b) isdone.
>>So, for now, I'm doing a)
>no, it's not a quirk in vc8.0 it's an illegal use of auto_ptr which I
>didn't have a chance to chase further before my trip (specifically,
>someone is doing a &(*someautoptr<blah>) where the current "value" of the
>pointer is 0 .... I believe I posted a message which shows the section of
>the specification which this violates.
>I'm back from my trip now and will see if there is a relatively simple fix
>to this architectural decision that &*someptr is a well-defined
>construct (which I don't believe it is)
>>Robert Ramey
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>Victor A. Wagner Jr.
>The five most dangerous words in the English language:
> "There oughta be a law"
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