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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-10-23 06:42:08

Martin Wille <mw8329_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> The following message is a courtesy copy of an article
>> that has been posted to gmane.comp.lib.boost.testing as well.
>> Martin Wille <mw8329_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> x86 uses the system's (Gentoo's) Python for gcc 3.2.3 and gcc 3.3.6,
>>> a gcc 3.4.4 built Python installation for gcc 3.4.5, a gcc 4.0.0
>>> built Python installation for gcc 4.0.3 and gcc 4.1.0, and an icc
>>> 9.0 built Python installation for icc 9.0.
>> Could you please try using the system (gcc-built) Python for icc 9.0?
>> We've been trying to determine whether the hacks to use gcc's runtime
>> are actually needed, and apparently all of our testing configurations
>> and the expected-failures-markup were conspiring to prevent any
>> potential problems from revealing themselves.
>> It would also be useful to do that test with earlier icc versions, but
>> let's start here.
> I'll change the setup for the next run.


FYI, Thomas, this could cause all of the Python library to fail, but
if that happens, we know what to do to fix it.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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