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Subject: Re: [boost] Bug-fix volunteers: risks, downsides?
From: Domagoj Saric (domagoj.saric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-04 06:15:12

"Jim Bell" <Jim_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>> On 1:59 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>>>> That sounds much harder than simply running "bjam" in the library's
>>>> test/ subdirectory.
>>> Thanks! That does sound much easier. I didn't see that anywhere in the
>>> docs.
>> That's a cryin' shame. Everyone seems to think they need to generate
>> HTML, etc. etc. in order to run the tests, when all you need is bjam.
> Could we add a section to
> <>,
> describing running tests locally? (Or at least a link to the page
> describing this?) That's the only documentation I've found (though I
> could easily have missed something).
> I've burned a few hours on this. (And, more importantly, perceived it to
> be a difficult thing to do in isolation.)


I also went with the procedure described on the web (for testing my new
Boost.Function implementation) and as a result totally spammed the

A 'do not upload results to server' option for the script would be
quite useful (and the ability to see the HTML formatted/coloured results,
w/o uploading, even more ;)

ps. apologies if this was already discussed/solved...I just noticed this
being discussed...

"What Huxley teaches is that in the age of advanced technology, spiritual
devastation is more likely to come from an enemy with a smiling face than
from one whose countenance exudes suspicion and hate."
Neil Postman 

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