Subject: Re: [boost] Tests failing?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-19 12:08:05
>>> There are a lot of tests broken on trunk because of this change.
>>> Grepping through Jamfiles under libs/, I find 75 references to
>>> boost_test_exec_monitor. Can you clean this up, or restore the broken
>>> functionality please?
>> This should be fixed now, but guys lets spend 5 minutes and change to use
>> test framework. It's really just few line of code that needs to be
> Sadly, many boost libraries aren't actively maintained. If you really
> want to evolve your library in a non-backward-compatible way (and I
> don't dispute your right to do that, or begrudge you for it), then you
> should to have a plan for what to do with those libraries. You may have
> to make the necessary changes yourself.
Let's not forget too, that these changes will need to be checked to see that
they're passing, and then merged to Trunk before Boost.Test is, otherwise
the screams will start all over again ;-)
PS, we'll take care of this for Math & Multiprecision libraries.