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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-31 13:08:43

"Rozental, Gennadiy" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> > - test: ifstream_line_iterator_test
>> Commented out by the author --
> st/Jamfile?r1=1.23&r2=1.24
>> I'm not sure whether this is a good practice. I'd say that if the test
>> failure indicates a real issue with the library on a particular set of
>> compilers -- even if that set includes most of them -- then marking it up
> as an "expected failure" with a corresponding note would be more fair.
>> Michael? Gennadiy?
> Above test actually should pass on almost all compilers (as it does
> locally). For some reason it fails during regression test. Something about
> couldn't find pattern file. So, because
> 1. I do not know how to fix that.
> 2. Nobody responded on my request
> 3. This test is not critical for this release
> 4. We have enough on our plates already
> I decided to comment it out for now. I plan to reinclude it after release.

The way libs/test/test/Jamfile refers to input files is broken.

there should be no use of $(test-dir).

tests are always run from the directory of the Jamfile.

Dave Abrahams
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