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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-22 15:16:01

on Thu Mar 22 2007, Stefan Seefeld <> wrote:

> I didn't find any answer when I asked the last time, so I'm asking again:
> What is the meaning of the absolute number of 'regressions' ?

Tells us how many regressions there are?

> Did this number really go up
> from the last report to the current one ?

I don't know.

> At least some 'new' ones stem from the inclusion of the
> 'gcc-4.1.1_sunos_i86pc' test run in this report, which wasn't
> present in the last.


> What determines the test runs that make it into a report ? Is this sunos platform
> really a primary platform for this release ? Why wasn't it tested before ?
> How are we ever going to get the number of unexpected failures down to zero ?
> I honestly don't believe it will ever happen, if we continue like that. :-(

Well, things look really bad for python because I've been working on
the BBv2 configuration support for it. I think that was fixed
yesterday and I hope the next report will look a lot better.

Dave Abrahams
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