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Subject: Re: [boost] What Should we do About Boost.Test?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-10-04 22:18:27


On 10/04/2012 12:11 AM, Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
> Jürgen Hunold <jhunold <at>> writes:
>>> I know nothing about b2 or with-test, but whomever is responsible feel free
>>> to stop building these (especially test execution monitor).
>> That is easy, see the attached patch. Okay to commit?
> No. I do need Jamfile to build prg_exec_monitor and test_exec_monitor was never
> properly cleaned up from other QLib libs. I would do it myself (it is very
> strait-forward exercise to replace its usage with unit test framework), but I
> never seem to have time to do this. That said, unit test framework does not
> require either one of them and I do not agree with claims stating otherwise. b2
> and with-test argument is out of my control and frankly I do not know where and
> why one uses it.

--with-test is part of the user-level build process.
prg_exec_monitor does need to be built, since it is
a documented component. It could, however, be split
out into a separate --with-xxx option.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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