Subject: Re: [boost] [test]portability of data test cases and build issues
From: Gennadiy Rozental (rogeeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-06 08:36:11
JÃ¼rgen Hunold <jhunold <at> gmx.eu> writes:
> Hi Gennadiy,
> On Monday, 5. November 2012 12:00:16 Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
> > Vicente J. Botet Escriba <vicente.botet <at> wanadoo.fr> writes:
> > > I use to do the following without any issue
> > >
> > > [ run ../example/a_test.cpp ]
> > I already do something like this (in my case [ glob test_datasets/*.cpp ],
> > but if target name is thew same as directory name it will fail to build on
> > linux.
> Interesting. Bug or feature. Can you post a minimal testcase to the
> Boost.Build ML ?
That's easy. Rename test_datasets_src into test_datasets in boost.test testing
directory change Jamfile accordingly and try to build it.
> > I can probably get
> > the same result by ifdefing the code, but I'd rather have it marked
> > unsupported in regression table instead of fake pass.
> That is the way the go.
> Unfortunately, there are only two ways to archive this:
> 1) special toolsets
> 2) an extra feature for different standards.
I am not sure how is this relevant. All I want is to say This is expected to
fail if we are building on configuration which does not have this and this
feature. Nothing to do with build system. Should I just tweak expected failures
file after that and that's it?
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