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Subject: Re: [boost] [test] unit tests succeed on abort?
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-16 16:44:28

on Mon Dec 08 2008, "Dean Michael Berris" <> wrote:

> I'm using Boost 1.35 and I notice that when a unit test aborts due to
> asserts in the code, it doesn't count as a failure -- the end report
> says "*** No errors detected" when in fact a call to abort() was made
> due to a failed assert.
> I'm thinking this would be a bug, but I'd like to ask first whether
> this is intended behavior before thinking it's a bug with Boost.Test.

Hi Mikhail,

Since nobody has replied, would you open a Trac ticket? Otherwise, this
important issue might get lost.


Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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