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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-04 19:42:53

"Rene Rivera" <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Douglas Gregor wrote:
>> On Jun 4, 2007, at 5:06 PM, Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>>>> * We don't test release versions, even though this is the most used
>>>> variant by users.
>>> We shouldn't be doing this at all IMO. NO testing during release.
>> I believe Rene means the "release" variant, i.e., with optimizations
>> turned on. This also saves a *ton* of disk space. Also, testing with
>> shared libraries rather than dynamic saves a lot of disk space.
> Yes, I mean building and testing with optimizations on. Most likely we
> would want to build the profile variant so that we could get both
> optimizations and debug symbols. But that introduces the large disk
> space requirements again. My point is that we currently *only* test what
> is useful to library authors. And we essentially give users the cold
> shoulder.

>From what I understand there is no problems adding these tests into test
suite. No "boost-wide" decision is required. We may just add encouraging
statement to the testing procedures docs.


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