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Subject: Re: [boost] Maintenance Guidelines wiki page (Revison 8)
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-26 12:33:33


David Abrahams wrote:
>> [C] 5. Test
>> [C] 1. Test headers [developer]
>> [C] 1. Include each header files twice [developer]
>> [I] 2. include each couple of header files in both orders
>> [C] 3. Include all header files
>> [C] 4. link all the header files twice
>> A* See if the Jamfile to test the headers from Steve can be adapted to
>> tests (Steve?)
> I don't know what that means.

The Jamfile in libs/units/test_headers handles 5.1.1, 5.1.3, and 5.1.4

>> 5.1.2 Include each couple of header files in both orders
> Testing all possible orderings seems impractical. I could be wrong of
> course...

It's definitely impractical to test every possible pair. Even if it is
restricted to stay within a
single library, this would be many thousands of compilations...

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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