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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.40.0] Freeze for release candidate
From: Steve M. Robbins (steve_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-24 21:20:10

On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 08:55:25PM +0400, 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,

It was resolved for trunk only, not for release. I'm building
"Debian-Sid" for both trunk and release -- with MPI configured -- for
weeks now, but the results only show on trunk. Anyone interested can
obtain the results by ftp, or I can send in email.

Release has at least one failure, btw.


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