Subject: Re: [boost] [uuid] - release schedule
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-12-31 06:57:44
On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 3:29 PM, Daniel James <daniel_james_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 2009/12/15 Andy Tompkins <atompkins_at_[hidden]>:
>> I did have endian issues as well as sizeof(wchar_t) issues. I checked
>> in a fix (revision 58262) for this. The regression test details for
>> ppc' (http://tinyurl.com/ydtff27) are not helpful. So, what revision
>> did you run yours with.
> I'm not sure. But I just reran the test and it passed, so I probably
> forgot to update it. The Sandia powerpc test failure is probably
> because the test times out, it takes 20 minutes on 1.9 GHZ G5.
Ouch! Please remember that every test has some cost to testers, and
Boost has hundreds, if not thousands, or tests. 20 minutes is an
eternity. As a courtesy to testers, please structure tests for
reasonable run times.