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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.40.0] Freeze for release candidate
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-24 12:55:25

Jeremiah Willcock wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Aug 2009, Eric Niebler wrote:
>> Jeremiah Willcock wrote:
>>> On Mon, 24 Aug 2009, Beman Dawes wrote:
>>>> As far as I can tell, all the branches/release merges we were waiting
>>>> for have now been completed. The plan is to go ahead with the release
>>>> candidate as soon as all the release branch tests have cycled for
>>>> revision 55757.
>>>> Please commit no more changes to branches/release without explicit
>>>> permission from me.
>>> One issue that I am concerned about is that there are no regression test
>>> results for the release branch with MPI (and thus Boost.MPI and
>>> Boost.Graph.Parallel) turned on. Thus, neither of these components have
>>> been tested in a couple of weeks, and they were broken last time the
>>> regression tests ran for them. I would feel more comfortable if the
>>> regression tests passed for those before the release as well. What are
>>> other peoples' opinions on that?
>> Someone would need to step forward to run them. If someone did that Soon (in
>> the next few days), I'm pretty sure we would be happy to hold the release for
>> a test cycle. Do we have any volunteers?
> Steve Robbins was running them (and probably still is), but the results
> were not being reported to the regression testing site. There was a
> discussion on boost-testing about the issue: "[Boost-testing] test results
> with mpi vanish", but I do not believe that the bug in the Web site was
> ever resolved to allow the tests to appear.

I believe it was resolved, and there was at least one fairly green run from
Steven. The current results are unwell:

But it seems due to genuine code-level problem.

- Volodya

> -- Jeremiah Willcock
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