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Subject: Re: [boost] How to make tests building faster?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-07 00:58:31


On 01/06/2012 06:03 PM, Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>> c) if necessary, one can build using boost build v2 - I forget the
>> procedure. But basically boost build is indifferent to whether it's the
>> release or trunk.
> When I have boost build v2 installed form trunk and I try to use it to test
> (any) libraries from branches/release, then I'm getting this:
> d:\dev\boost\_svn\branches\release\libs\serialization\test>b2
> D:/dev/boost/_svn/branches/release/tools/build/v2/build\project.jam:266:
> unbalanced parentheses
> So, I have to reinstall boost build v2 from branches/release, then
> everything works.
>> I'm sure there are other ways to do this but that's how I do it.
>> As I said before boost build and other tools work the same regardless of the
>> branch
> Perhaps there is a temporary issue in the trunk or
> simply it is my environment fault.

I made the syntax checking in trunk b2 stricter,
exposing a few bugs in Boost.Build. I'll
downgrade this to a warning.

> Thanks for all your comments Robert, very helpful.
> Best regards,

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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