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From: Thomas Witt (witt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-25 11:23:00


Anthony Williams wrote:
> Roland Schwarz <roland.schwarz_at_[hidden]> writes:
> There was an extensive discussion about this on the testing list a couple of
> months ago, when I started running release mode tests. Certain things break in
> release mode (compare your release mode results to the debug mode results ---
> there are lots more red boxes). The compromise we came to was that I would run
> release mode tests, but tag all the toolsets with ~release so they could be
> identified as such, and failures would not appear in the regression report
> emails.

Thanks for the summary Anthony. Roland I would like to keep this policy
for 1.34.0, can you make the necessary changes.

> Historically, release mode tests have not been run, so release mode failures
> are not necessarily "regressions" --- the same test might have failed in
> release mode with previous boost releases.

I think release mode testing will be included for coming releases it's
just that it's too late for 1.34.0


Thomas Witt

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