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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-20 13:14:33

David Abrahams wrote:
> on Fri Oct 19 2007, Beman Dawes <> wrote:
>>>> 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.
>>> How is that different from what's discussed in
>> Putting test results in a database is a great long-term solution that I
>> hope happens someday. But I'm not holding my breath.
>> Putting test results in a local repository for a single smoke test
>> series is something that I was able to implement this morning in perhaps
>> 15 minutes and is working now. So it helps with this release, even
>> though it is a band-aid.
> I think you misunderstood my question. That thread discusses the idea
> of putting test results into the boost repo and points out several
> disadvantages to doing so. Is there any reason to think those
> disadvantages wouldn't apply in this case?

I'm concern they *do* apply. That's why I'm using a local repository
rather than


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