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From: Anthony Williams (anthony_w.geo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-22 12:37:01

Nicola Musatti <Nicola.Musatti_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Roland Schwarz < <at>> writes:
>> Nicola Musatti wrote:
>> > Roland Schwarz < <at>> writes:
>> >> If so, I think this is the wrong way to go, since it would give
>> >> misleading regression reult pages.
>> >
>> > Why? The serialization library was explicitly developed to allow this
>> > possibility for compilers that are not supported by the current Spirit
>> > release. Spirit 1.6 itself is still being more or less maintained just
>> > for this purpose.
>> Ok, fine. So there ought to be a easy to comprehend recipe for
>> regression runners how to cope with this case. A regression runner
>> shouldn't IMHO be exposed to a lot of custom setup. I, as is my case, am
>> not currently involved much with spirit, so would have lot of time
>> getting started. I am primarily interested in Boost.Thread development.
> First of all note that I'm not the author of the serialization library, I merely
> helped Robert Ramey with Borland related issues. I wish I had the kind of recipe
> you wish for, but I've yet to find out what's the best way to deal with this.
> The switch to Boost.Build v2 is proving to be too much for my limited spare
> time. As for Robert, I believe he gave up on 1.34, exactly for this reason. On
> the other hand, judging from his test results from a while ago, Anthony Williams
> appears to have set this up properly.

For the record: I haven't done anything special to support Serialization with
Borland, and certainly haven't installed an old version of Spirit.


Anthony Williams
Software Developer
Just Software Solutions Ltd

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