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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-25 14:12:21

----- Original Message -----
From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>

> >2) I don't think that the tests in status/Jamfile should be included
> >default from the top level Jamfile - for one thing if a user just
> to
> >build the boost libraries, they may not want to stick around while
> hundreds
> >of test cases build (something that can take some time), for another
> >current status/Jamfile implementation results in quite a number of
> compiler
> >errors scrolling past the screen (see below).
> Yes, I've also run into that. The top level Jamfile shouldn't do
> regression tests by default. I almost pulled it out, but then didn't
> because I'm not the maintainer of the top level Jamfile. The
> (Dave?) might to make regression testing conditional, rather than
> it out altogether.

I just pulled it out.


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