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Subject: Re: [boost] How to make tests building faster?
From: Mateusz Łoskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-20 18:55:10

On 20 December 2011 16:23, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> on Tue Dec 20 2011, Mateusz Łoskot <> 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.

Yes, I'm aware that's a weak link.

> 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.

Interesting. Would you use Boost.Test for next libary?

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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