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Subject: Re: [boost] [cmake] revision 50756 failed to merge some file properties
From: Joaquin M Lopez Munoz (joaquin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-09 10:22:27

Vladimir Prus <vladimir <at>> writes:

> joaquin <at> wrote:
> > Would it be possible to set up a regression runner that uses CMake
> > instead of Boost.Build so that problems with CMake are treated
> the same way as "regular" problems?
> Why should this be the case? CMake is experimental, and it seems wrong
> to promote problems with experimental anything to regular problems.

>From my point of view, anything that's released along with Boost
should be as thoroughly tested as possible. If CMake support
is indeed to be given experimental status, then it'd be better
to ship its stuff separately.

> I think we also have SCons setup for Boost -- should that be also
> regression tested, and problems treated as regular?

What's the alternative, not testing it or not dealing with the
arising problems?

Joaquín M López Muñoz
Telefónica, Invesgitación y Desarrollo

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