From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-01 11:21:43
Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:
> At 05:21 PM 11/29/2003, David Abrahams wrote:
> >// toolset/test-name,note-#
> >// toolset/*library-name,note-#
> >Doesn't seem to provide enough ambiguity resolution. What if we have
> >two tests with the same name?
> Ah! It was implemented before we allowed duplicate test names.
> Will fix.
> >Also, I'd like to be able to say, "any toolset which fails this test
> >gets note X". We have a few tests in the iterators library which
> >should get the new note "this failure is not serious and won't affect
> >most users; the library degrades gracefully", whenever they fail.
> Seems like this is really two features:
> A) Note applies only if test fails.
> B) Note applies regardless of toolset.
> These features are not mutually exclusive; either or both can apply.
> I'll implement all of the above later today. They will require
> format changes to the map file, but that shouldn't be a problem.
Thanks so much!
Aside: Is there a reason I'm providing feedback on and editing two
notes files formats? Can we settle on the meta-communications
reporting system? Or conversely, can we settle on yours? Why are two
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