Subject: Re: [boost] [release] Python 3 build problems
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-20 10:15:26
On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 9:12 AM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 8:53 AM, Tom Kent <lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 17, 2015 at 1:51 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]>
>> > 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]>
>> > > >
>> > > >> PS: It's a pitty that none of the test builders indicate what
>> > > >> version they are running with. That would have been valuable
>> > information
>> > > >> for Boost.Python tests.
>> > > > If it's important you should add an informational test that shows
>> > > > Python version being tested.
>> > >
>> > > While that might work, it seems a bit hackish to me. It seems the
>> > > version (as well as a number of other config parameters) are valuable
>> > > metadata associated with a given build that would be useful to
>> > > alongside the compiler name / version in use.
>> > It's actually the less hackish way. As it handles the eventuality that
>> > version of Python that the tools are using will be different than the
>> > being tested for BPL. And would also account for multiple versions being
>> > tested in the same b2 run.
>> I'd agree with this, if we can make it part of the test.
>> However, it might be nice to include some more information automatically
>> the comment html file, just like we do with the command that is executed.
>> For debugging purposes it might be nice to see: contents of the
>> user-config.jam file, version of python that run.py is executed with,
>> actual version of the toolsets being used (can we get this from bjam?).
> I would avoid including user-config.jam or system-config.jam in the
> uploaded information. They are "private" files and may contain confidential
> information. And hence we would be liable for posting such information on a
> publicly accessible location.
> We can definitely include version information though. And maybe scrape the
> --debug-configuration information from BB and put it in the info (it should
> have the toolset information).
PS. If you have specific feature to add to the regression testing please
file a task in the github boostorg/regression repo <
https://github.com/boostorg/regression/issues>. So that I have a ready list
of stuff to do when I have free time.
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