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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.40.0] Freeze for release candidate
From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-25 05:15:25

On Aug 24, 2009, at 9:20 PM, Steve M. Robbins wrote:

> 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.

Can you please send me the failure?


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