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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-16 12:15:50

At 04:04 AM 8/16/2002, Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>I added following 2 lines to status/Jamfile. It seems to work. But I have
>several issues:
> SEARCH on Jamfile = $(BOOST_ROOT)$(SLASH)libs$(SLASH)test$(SLASH)test
> include Jamfile ;
>1. Is it correct way of adding library tests to the to status/Jamfile (at
>least till we introduce traversing rule into this file)? What will
>if somebody else would wont to add his tests?
>I was trying something like:
> SEARCH on test$(SLASH)test$(SLASH)Jamfile = $(BOOST_ROOT)$(SLASH)libs
> include test$(SLASH)test$(SLASH)Jamfile ;
>It does not work. BTW if I add $(SLASH) to the end of search path in
>original version it does not work either.
>2. Some of my tests require input file in the same directory where test
>executed. How to achieve this?
>3. Some tests produce some side effect - generate some temporary files.
>could I clean it
>4. GCC seems to crash on some run-fail tests with staticcore dumping when
>fatal errors like division on zero happened. bjam reports failure. Is it
>5. Test are compiled and run in boost/libs/test/test/bin directory
>of status/bin. How will regression testing will handle this?

Your status/Jamfile changes broke all tests this morning. I had to revert
to the prior status/Jamfile version to get them to run.

Sorry, I didn't have time to debug the exact reasons.


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