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Subject: Re: [boost] [build] Regression tests failing across the board
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-03 06:57:42

Beman Dawes wrote:

> The build regression tests are still failing across the board.
> This is not acceptable. Having tests that always fail requires viewers
> to make an unwanted mental exception and sends the wrong message to
> other developers.
> The tests should either be fixed or marked up. If they aren't really
> tests at all, but are just informational like some in the config
> library, they should be changed to return 0 and
> "<test-info>always_show_run_output" should be added to the Jamfile.
> If the build test failures can't be cleared from the reporting, the
> tests themselves should be removed.

I'll work on some cleanup -- presumably, only running the tests for
runners that are known to have no configuration issues.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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