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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-27 00:40:43

"Robert Ramey" <ramey_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> "Robert Ramey" <ramey_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> * I didn't run all the tests in every configuration; that's simply
>> impractical. Robert, you need to make the library's testing more
>> selective; it's occupying vastly more testing resources than most
>> other libraries, and way more than required to effectively find
>> problems. It shouldn't be necessary to test the cross-product of
>> all tests with all archives and all build configurations.
> Actually, I'm thinking we should drop testing of serialization
> entirely.

Wow, I don't know what to say. Is there _any_ standard Boost practice
that should apply to this library? Or is it two libraries?


> I'm not even sure that the table shows whether the tests are run in
> release mode or debug mode.

The answer is only a couple of clicks away in your web browser.


> So, I think your on the right track here - just take
> it to its logical conclusion.

Sorry, what would that be?

Dave Abrahams
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