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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.40.0] Freeze for release candidate
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-24 14:57:37

Jeremiah Willcock wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Aug 2009, Eric Niebler wrote:
>> Marshall Clow wrote:
>>> On Aug 24, 2009, at 9:28 AM, Eric Niebler wrote:
>>>> Jeremiah Willcock wrote:
>>>>> 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?
>>> Eric -
>>> I can run a darwin test cycle tonight, if that helps.
>> If you can get results for Boost.MPI and Boost.Graph.Parallel, then yes, it
>> helps. Thanks, Marshall.
> On a new enough Mac OS X version (I believe 10.5 is the first one), you
> should only need to add "using mpi ;" to your user-config.jam and do not
> need to install any additional software. If you could also try "using
> expat ;", that would also be nice; I believe that is installed by default
> as well. Thank you for running these tests.

        using expat ;

will not work, since there's no tools/build/v2/tools/expat.jam, or expat.jam
anywhere else. I think you need to set some variables with -s, but I don't
exactly remember which and what documentation should describe that.

- Volodya

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