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From: Joaquin M Lopez Munoz (joaquin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-03 12:00:02

David Abrahams <dave <at>> writes:
> on Tue Jul 03 2007, Joaquin M Lopez Munoz <> wrote:
> > What can we do then? It's not possible to mark the thing as
> > expected failure unless we mark every possible test in that way,
> > since the problem pops up anywhere --I've seen it at no less
> > than ten different spots one time or another.
> Hmm, that definitely changes things. Can you offer more detail?

Not much, really. I've seen it appear and go at random places
in MSVC 8.0 regression testers for more than a year if my memory
serves me well. Some evidence suggests that the problem does not
appear for usual IDE settings (see ).
A search on yields the following articles:

none of which apply directly to MSVC++ 8.0. Some of the articles
are related to incremental linking --whether this feature could
also be the culprit here I don't know. Some further evidence
pointing to incremental linking here: .

I'm sorry I can't give more helpful info,

Joaquín M López Muñoz
Telefónica, Investigación y Desarrollo

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