Subject: Re: [boost] [1.41.0] Beta 1 release candidate
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-03 10:57:46
Beman Dawes wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 12:47 AM, Vladimir Prus <vladimir_at_[hidden]>wrote:
>> Phil Richards wrote:
>> > Beman Dawes wrote:
>> >> 1.41.0 beta 1 release candidates are available at
>> >> Before pushing the beta out to SourceForge, I'd appreciate it if
>> >> several people would try the release candidate and report success or
>> >> problems.
>> >> Thanks,
>> >> --Beman
>> > Platform: Ubuntu 9.10 (x86)
>> > Compiler: gcc 4.4.1
>> > Built successfully.
>> > (Quite a lot of strict-aliasing rules warnings thrown up.)
>> > However, I did notice that tools/regression/doc/library_status.html
>> > refers to the script tools/regression/library_test_all
>> > This file doesn't exist: it is actually
>> > tools/regression/src/library_test_all.sh
>> > Tried to run tests, but ended up with lots of "bad variable name" errors
>> > for LD_LIBRARY_PATH thrown up by dash (Ubuntu's /bin/sh). Anybody come
>> > across this before?
>> Please use --debug-configuration and post the initial output. I did fix
>> such an error before -- it could be that you're actually using system-wide
>> Boost.Build. Or, alternatively, there could be a further bug -- while I
>> am on Kubuntu, I don't use that
>> incompatible-with-everything-brand-new-shell ;-)
>> If that's a further bug, could you run with -n and post a single test run
> Volodya, is this something we should hold the beta for, or can it wait until
> the release?
I have just tried on Kubuntu 8.04, using dash as shell, and tests still do work.
So, I still think local misconfiguration is a likely reason, and that we should
not delay beta. We should be able to figure this for the final release.
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