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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] pathscale 3.1 reporting problems?
From: Gennadiy Rozental (rogeeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-16 17:51:33

K. Noel Belcourt <kbelco <at>> writes:

> Hi Steven,
> On Jun 13, 2009, at 12:02 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> > According to, the test library fail to
> > build,
> > but following the
> > link, it appears that the test library did build correctly. Any
> > ideas?
> Well that's a strange problem. This executable:
> bin.v2/libs/test/test/prg_exec_fail2.test/pathscale-3.1/debug/
> prg_exec_fail2
> is built and runs to completion, apparently without error. But, as
> Steven points out, the test results reported in the trunk tests
> reports a failure.

This test is expected to fail (it tests how Boost.Test handles division by zero)
and if it's not this is an error. That's all.

> So it seems that either the pathscale compiler is generating bad
> code, or that this test is doing something funky that corrupts memory

Where do you get indication that process corrupts memory?



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