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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-08 09:57:08

At 07:27 AM 10/8/2002, John Maddock wrote:

>I'm saying that the concept of expected failure is flawed (and yes I know
>put them in there in the first place!), basically using expected failures

>in this way is just rigging the the tests so that they succeed. It
>get the information back to the end user IMO.

Agree strongly.

Notice that for compiler warnings, the new regression test can optionally
report them, with a link from the status table.

Maybe for Boost.Test (in the context of the regression tests) we need the
same sort of ability. That would give the end user the information John is
talking about above.

Something to think about...


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