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Subject: Re: [boost] warnings in tests
From: Gennaro Prota (gennaro.prota_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-13 17:21:41

Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> In Boost testing, wouldn't it be a good idea to have a script that
> scans the output generated from each successful test for the word
> "warning" and indicate its presence in the test matrix? Perhaps leave
> the box green but instead of "pass" have it say "pass/w" or something.
> Without this, platform-specific warnings can only be addressed after
> they're reported by the end users.

Perhaps. Though some warnings would never show, because the affecting
switches are never used in boost testing.

In practice, anyway, you need the compiler for most changes, be them
warning suppressions or workarounds. And what you don't have you can't


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