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Subject: Re: [boost] What Should we do About Boost.Test?
From: Gennadiy Rozental (rogeeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-18 13:53:22

Robert Ramey <ramey <at>> writes:

> One small point: I had this problem many years ago which prompted me
> to (reluctantly) sever dependency of serialization library from that of
> Boost.Test. It didn't totally solve my problem because the same
> issue occurred to some extent with other libraries.

It appear that given your approach to test against releases, you can actually
use Boost.Test if you opt to.

> It was unavoidable
> since I was testing the serialization library with other software
> in the boost trunk - which by definition/custom is experimental.
> I realized that the real solution was to test the serialization library
> changes against the rest of boost on the release branch. It permited
> developers of prerequisite libraries from having to deal with me.

My point exactly.


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