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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-07 14:31:50

From: "Gennadiy Rozental" <rogeeff_at_[hidden]>

> "David Abrahams" <david.abrahams_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:ag9v6c$6di$
> > One thing I think I should add to the ongoing discussions of regression
> > testing -- if you don't care about .html compiler status pages, you can
> run
> > all the boost regression tests by executing
> >
> > bjam -sTOOLS="..." test
> >
> > in boost's status subdirectory. The primary advantage of this method is
> > that it will only build out-of-date tests (you can run all the tests
> > unconditionally by adding the "-a" command-line option before test).
> > can also run specific tests and test suites by naming them on the
> Should not this to be documented somewhere?

Probably. Feel free to submit a doc patch.

> > command-line. See status/Jamfile for the list of test targets. See
> It could be unclear from just looking on status/Jamfile that any_test and
> bind are these "test targets". You may need to be more specific what test
> targets are .

It sounds like you figured it out alright.

> > tools/build/testing.jam for a description of what the testing rules do.
> Is there plans to document testing.jam

There are no plans for documentation of testing.jam other than what's in
the comments.

> and unit_test.jam?

No, that's being replaced for v2.


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