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Subject: Re: [boost] Volunteers needed to run regression test reporting
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-18 09:25:46

On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 5:34 PM, Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> On 01/17/2014 02:25 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
> > On 1/17/2014 11:56 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
> >>
> >> We can mitigate that by having several people running the reports. I've
> >> written some docs, so it shouldn't be too hard, although right now it
> >> does
> >> require a *nix-like system. I've been running them on a Windows host
> >> using
> >> a VirtualBox virtual Ubuntu system, and have found it to be easy.
> >
> > So running regression tests for Windows compiler, ie msvc, must be done
> > on a virtual machine hosted under Linux/Unix ? Or do you mean that your
> > docs only apply to running regression tests under a *nix system ?
> >
> Beman isn't talking about the tests themselves,
> but about the tool that collects the results
> from the test runners and generates the html
> pages that you see on the Boost website.

Steven and Jason (see prior message) are right. We need a volunteer or two
to run reports. It limits the usefulness of lots of people running the
tests if we can't publish the test results in a timely manner.


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