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Subject: Re: [boost] Unittest capability for meta-programs feedback request
From: Ben Robinson (icaretaker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-27 23:42:13

On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 11:09 AM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> on Tue Sep 27 2011, Gennadiy Rozental <> wrote:
> > Dave Abrahams <dave <at>> writes:
> >
> > Now if you can come up with another approach to test these
> > expectations I'd be happy to listen.
> We already have an approach; it requires integration with the test
> system. Yes, it's imperfect, but it does do the kind of testing needed
> to see that MyComponent<int> is prohibited.
> Can you elaborate on this in greater detail? Currently, if I want to prove
a static assertion fails, my admittedly cumbersome technique is to uncomment
the test for that condition, compile to produce the error, then re-comment
out the test. This becomes very tedious for large numbers of regression

Thank you,

Ben Robinson, Ph.D.

> Dave Abrahams
> BoostPro Computing
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