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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-13 07:01:50

"Douglas Gregor" <doug.gregor_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> On Jun 12, 2005, at 4:28 PM, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> "Jonathan Turkanis" <technews_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> news:d8d2cd$67k$
>>> Hi,
>>> Despite the fact that you GCC toolset is not marked as required, I'm
>>> concerned
>>> about the runtime failure of file_descriptor_test.cpp.
>> I've just copied gcc-tools to gcc-3-3-3-cygwin-tools and changed the
>> batch
>> file that runs the tests accordingly.
> gcc-3_3_3-cygwin would be slightly preferred, because it matches our
> naming conventions.

OK, I'll change it. But...

Regardless of the name, copying and renaming locally didn't work. The script deleted the file when it unzipped the fresh Boost tree.

Also, depending on the exact toolset name is error prone and requires manual
intervention every new compiler version. Too easy for a compiler to be
upgraded, but the tool name not updated.

compiler_status used to get the compiler version from the config
information. That was automatic and reliable. Any idea why it was changed?


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