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Subject: Re: [boost] Releasing gil::io
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-28 10:27:56

>> How it's listed in the library lists is up to the gil maintainers and you.
> Since, I'm the maintainer I think it's just fine when gil::io is not
> listed. But I like to add a notice in the release notes that the old
> gil::io has been replaced.

Sure. You probably should also add your name to maintainers.txt,
possibly as a separate entry there.

> I have added all the missing notices, removed tab characters, and
> missing newlines for boost::gil.

I've updated the report:

>>> I would need some help here to hook up gil::io test with general boost testing.
>> I'd normally just include it from the gil tests (using 'build-project'
>> I think). But if you want it to be separate you can add it to
>> 'status/Jamfile.v2'. I think you'll also need to add an empty
>> 'sublibs' file in 'libs/gil/' to indicate that it has sub-libraries -
>> you can see these in the algorithm, functional, numeric, spirit and
>> utility libraries.
> I like to test that first on my machine. What would be the command
> line to build all boost test suits?

I think you just run 'b2' from the status directory.

> gil::io has some compiler symbols to turn off reading from hard drive
> and writing to hard drive. I though that might be helpful for
> regression test servers that have limited capacities. When all tests
> are enabled there are 300 files written and like 500 files read. Also
> I don't wanna get into licensing issues for some of the test images
> I'm using.

You could ask about that on the testing list.

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