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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-07 01:57:31

> What "extra parameter?" Where?
> If you mean "command line **argument**," then it doesn't apply because
> minimal.hpp, for some reason, ignores them.

That's because minimal.hpp as the name suggest, provide minimal

>> On the other hand regression tests runners never need this.
> They do if they are asked to debug a problem that nobody else can
> reproduce. It happens occasionally.

Namely - occasionally(if not rarely). Test they run on a regular basis

>> And I wouldn't want to force them to add this parameter always. IOW
>> I think we need more compelling reason to change a default.
> Well, when people are just dipping their toes in the test library
> waters they are likely to start with minimal.hpp,

God, I hope not. The only reason this component exists is because some
people here on the list, who were familiar with original testing library
wanted something for backward compatibility. In fact for the new users I
don't see almost any reasons to use it at all. Boost.Test provides better


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