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Subject: Re: [boost] Trunk tests broken
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-02 14:36:55

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 1:41 PM, Belcourt, Kenneth <kbelco_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi,
> Could I suggest that when the trunk tests are completely broken, as they are
> now, and the report generation is cycling normally (every 1 to 2 hours) as
> it is now, that the likely source of breakage is a recent commit to the
> trunk repository.  To reproduce the trunk failure, simply checkout out a
> current version of the trunk, cd to the status directory, and run bjam.  If
> you do this right now, you'll find this error message.
> error: Unable to find file or target named
> error:     'test_diamond_complex.cpp'
> error: referred from project at
> error:     '../libs/serialization/test'
> This is what's currently killing trunk testing.

bjam shouldn't stop entirely because a file isn't found. At worst,
that library's tests should fail.

Can Boost.Build or bjam be modified to be more tolerant of errors
during regression testing?


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