From: Douglas Gregor (gregod_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-20 13:07:38
On Wednesday 20 February 2002 12:55 pm, you wrote:
> > Unfortunately, there are platforms (e.g., Borland C++) where the
> BGL does not
> > work but Signals does. Maybe I can just document around the problem?
> Documentation isn't enough, but the solution isn't simple. What
> would be ideal is some programmatic means to determine if the
> external library is supported by the platform and to skip the test
> with no success or failure response in that case.
> This issue certainly won't exempt the library from inclusion, IMO,
> but we need some sort of solution to this problem for all of Boost.
From the regression testing point of view, it's just an expected failure.
We'll have support for expected failures in the regression testing system(s)
eventually, then we can use it.
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