Subject: Re: [boost] How to get tests running for new library
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-01-19 12:12:13
On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 9:52 AM, Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Beman Dawes wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 7:46 AM, Adam Wulkiewicz
>> <adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> > Steven Ross wrote:
>> >> I've added the new Sort library:
>> >> https://github.com/boostorg/sort
>> >> How do I get automated tests running and generating results at:
>> >> http://www.boost.org/development/tests/master/developer/math.html
>> >> ?
>> > It must be added to the status/Jamfile.v2
>> > https://github.com/boostorg/boost/tree/master/status
>> > https://github.com/boostorg/boost/tree/develop/status
>> Please create a pull request do to that for develop, but not yet for
>> master. A new library goes in develop first, but only gets added to master
>> when the release managers have reviewed the library and give the OK.
> As part of decentralization, should we not change status/Jamfile.v2 to
> enumerate libs/*/test and libs/*/*/test by itself? There are a few special
> cases; those can be left in as special cases or fixed.
Sounds good.. But I will reiterate my suggestion/request. Please stop
having sublibs or special cases. All libraries should be just libs/*/test.
Anything else just makes everything harder and error prone. I.e. it's more
work for everyone.
Ideally, adding a library should not involve changes to any central
> repositories of information. You put it in libs/mylib and everything should
> just pick it up, as long as it follows the directory structure guidelines
> and has the necessary metadata.
+1 --- And hence my request / suggestion.
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