From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-17 01:37:04
At Sunday 2005-01-16 22:24, you wrote:
>Beman Dawes writes:
> > At 03:04 PM 1/14/2005, troy d. straszheim wrote:
> > >I gotta say, this is really time-intensive work... I wonder if
> > >running regressions "by default" in both debug and release mode
> > >might not be good practice... It could be better to try to catch
> > >things like this on the way in.
> > That has been discussed, but some of the people who actually run the
> > tests just don't have enough resources to double the test load.
>This was not the reason why we didn't test the release configuration
>for 1.32 -- it was simply too late in the process when we've tried it
>and realized that the codebase needs non-trivial work for the results
>to be trusted (see http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.lib.boost.devel/110127).
> > Seems like we need a way to partition the testing so that the load
> > can be distributed.
>We already do: testing a single compiler in one configuration is well
>within a reasonable amount of time (~2 hours, I think). We simply need
>to call for volunteers.
borrowing a phrase from the DVD of Shrek: "pick me, pick me, ooooh pick me"
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