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Subject: Re: [boost] [release] Python 3 build problems
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-17 14:51:31

On Apr 17, 2015 1:27 PM, "Stefan Seefeld" <stefan_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 17/04/15 02:22 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
> > On Apr 17, 2015 1:03 PM, "Stefan Seefeld" <stefan_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >
> >> PS: It's a pitty that none of the test builders indicate what Python
> >> version they are running with. That would have been valuable
> >> for Boost.Python tests.
> > If it's important you should add an informational test that shows the
> > Python version being tested.
> While that might work, it seems a bit hackish to me. It seems the Python
> version (as well as a number of other config parameters) are valuable
> metadata associated with a given build that would be useful to display,
> alongside the compiler name / version in use.

It's actually the less hackish way. As it handles the eventuality that the
version of Python that the tools are using will be different than the one
being tested for BPL. And would also account for multiple versions being
tested in the same b2 run.

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