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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.56.0] Release Candidate 2 available
From: Marcel Raad (raad_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-08-04 08:16:46

Lars Viklund <zao <at>> writes:

> By "tested", do you mean attempted to build, or actually ran tests? I'm
> going to assume the former, as the latter is near-impossible for the
> layman.
> It's a bit disheartening to see so few attempts to run integrity tests,
> but I guess it's an artifact of it being underdocumented and hard to run
> tests and get output from them without being a proper regression test
> runner.

By "tested", I mean that in addition to building Boost, I have compiled
some of our own projects and run their regression tests, which make heavy
use of many Boost libraries.

I do sometimes run the Boost regression test suite and have done so for a
previous 1.56 build, but there are many expected failures that haven't been
marked as such for newer MSVC versions as well as compiler crashes, so I
often don't know which failures are critical.

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