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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] boost.test on BlueGene/Q
From: Niklas Angare (li51ckf02_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-07-10 19:16:24

"Ewart Timothée" <timothee.ewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I am Tim HPC software developer, I performed tests with boost test
> framework since several years.
> Nevertheless I get issues on my new running platform the BG/Q.

This mailing list is for regression testing of Boost itself. Your support
request for the Boost.Test library belongs on one of the other lists. You
should also specify which version of Boost you're using and which operating
system you're running on.

> If I start my job on the BG/Q I get the following error message:
> Test setup error: system_error produced by: ::sigaction( m_sig,
> &m_new_action, &m_old_action ) != -1: Invalid argument
> Test setup error: system_error produced by: ::sigaltstack( 0, &sigstk )
> != -1: Function not implemented

It looks like both of these errors could be related to the use of
sigaltstack() which is only enabled when BOOST_TEST_USE_ALT_STACK is
defined. In Boost 1.55, its definition can disabled on line 176 of


Niklas Angare

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