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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-02 11:38:44

David Abrahams wrote:
> on Sat Dec 01 2007, Markus Schöpflin <> wrote:
>> Boris Gubenko schrieb:
>>> HP-UX_ia64_aCC is all green on the trunk except Interprocess library
>>> is marked as not supported.
>> [...]
>> There is an acc test failure in the dynamic bitset library (affecting
>> all 64 bit platforms, AFAICT), which only doesn't show up because it's
>> marked as 'has been failing in the last release'.
>> To make matters worse, this failure wasn't even present in the last
>> release, so the markup is plain wrong. (It's probably from the version
>> before, or something like that.)
>> I think this highlights a problem in the way we're doing the markup for
>> the known failures. If one test fails and is marked up accordingly for
>> the release, there is no procedure that once this failure is fixed, the
>> markup is removed.
> I've been concerned about that for a long time.

I've got similar concerns. My thought is to get 1.35.0 out of the way,
then review testing issues before starting on the next release. That
would probably be a good time to retire process_jam_log, for example,
and switch to bitten as our main test harness if it is ready.


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