Boost Testing :
From: Joaquín Mª López Muñoz (joaquin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-02 02:25:40
Seven tests for numeric/interval at BoostConsulting fail with the
..\boost/numeric/interval/hw_rounding.hpp(38) : fatal error C1189:
Boost.Numeric.Interval: Please specify rounding control mechanism.
(see for instance http://tinyurl.com/359mre ). The simple reason is that
these tests use a 64bit version of MSVC 8.0 on a 64bit platform that's
not supported by Boost.Interval.
The problem is that the toolset name used is "msvc-8.0", which is
the "standard" 32bit version, thus fooling the regression system into
showing these expected failures as regressions.
May I suggest the toolset name is changed to something with a "64" in
Of course, extending Boost.Numeric.Interval to support Windows XP 64
would also be an interesting, if orthogonal, task, but I guess we're not
allowed to do that this close to releasing.
Joaquín M López Muñoz
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