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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-18 21:24:28

Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
> "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Those of you who use minmial.hpp have to add boost/test/minimal in
>>> requirements section of Jamfile.
>>> Those who are using included variant of the UTF should add
>>> boost/test/included.
>>> This is nessesary to enable async exceptions for msvc toolset. Otherwise
>>> some of the Boost.Test functionality may not work as expected, especially
>>> with msvc 8.0.
>> IIUC, you are proposing a breaking change.
> I am not proposing any changes. This is how it was for a long while.
>> How many libraries are affected?
> I don't really know. I just notices it in SmokeTest result page.

Looking at those tests for Win32 now (rev 40170), there are 16 failures,
which is where we were this morning. So it doesn't look like anything
new is broken.

But, please, be very conservative with the trunk while we are in the
middle of getting this release ready.


PS: One good thing that has come out of this is that I've realized that
if I commit each smoke test to a repository, I can go back later and see
exactly what revision causes a breakage (and by correlating the revision
number with the log, who did the commit). I'll give this a try for a few
days to see if it works. If it does, maybe it can go in the boost
repository so anyone can look at it.

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