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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-11 08:27:29

"Alisdair Meredith" <alisdair.meredith_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Robert Ramey wrote:
>> I've been running tests on my local machine in release mode. It
>> turns out that all my tests fail with the message
>> Run output:
>> EXIT STATUS: -1073741819
>> This occurs with both borland 5.51 and 5.64 compilers.
>> I think i recall having this before and concluding
>> that it was an issue with Boost Test
>> Perhaps someone might have a look at this.
> Borland has serious problems with running destructors in release mode.
> With a new compiler finally due out by the end of the year, we hope to
> see some serious bug fixes, but until then I would recommend ALWAYS
> disabling inline function expansion, even in release mode.
> This has been standard advice on the Borland newsgroups for several
> years now.

I guess I'm going to do that in all our standard toolsets now. Please
squawk if there are any objections!

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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