Subject: Re: [boost] How to make tests building faster?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-20 11:23:43
on Tue Dec 20 2011, Mateusz Åoskot <mateusz-AT-loskot.net> wrote:
> I'm trying to figure out if there is anything I could do to improve
> compile/link-time for tests of Boost.Geometry library.
> Currently, the tests follow fairly canonical approach in Boost:
> 1) Each .cpp file defines a single test program and all local test
> routines are executed from test_main()
That's your problem right there. The canonical organization is
unfriendly to fast test times and I would not use it for my next
library. It's better to put more tests together in the same executable,
and more in the same translation unit.
-- Dave Abrahams BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com