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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.40.0] Freeze for release candidate
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-24 13:04:11

Jeremiah Willcock wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Aug 2009, Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> 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.
> Those results date from August 3 (three weeks ago), however; I think Steve
> hacked up the result file manually to make the Website work correctly
> (default runs still do not upload, I believe).

I have personally fixed the test reporting, and saw the MPI tests appear shortly
thereafter, with no hacked results.

> There also does not appear
> to be anything similar for the release branch.

Because Steven is not running tests for release branch.

> The page for the release
> branch exists if you know the URL, but it is not listed in the library
> list.

Can you look at:

It does list mpi.

- Volodya

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