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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-06 07:54:51

on Mon Jun 04 2007, Rene Rivera <> wrote:

> Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>> "Rene Rivera" <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>> Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>>>>> From what I understand there is no problems adding these tests into test
>>>>> suite.
>>>> Your understanding is incorrect.
>>> Hm, I guess I forgot to mention. Which testing variant is tested is
>>> *not* under the control of library authors. It is controlled by testers
>>> with the guidance of the release manager.
>> don't I have an ability to specify build variant in run rule's requirement?
> Sure, you could. But it would not have an effect on whether the release
> variant is tested, only which of your tests get run. For example, if you
> you changed all your tests to require the release variant, none of you
> lib would get tested.

There used to be a "default build" argument to most rules that would
control which variant is built by default. Is that gone now?

Dave Abrahams
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