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Subject: Re: [boost] [testing] Add a tester with hidden visibility
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-05-08 11:21:58

Andrey Semashev-2 wrote
> On Thursday 07 May 2015 09:22:26 Robert Ramey wrote:
>> The original question suggested that if a tester changed the jam file so
>> that the switch gcc visibility=hidden was enabled then tests would pass.
> I did not suggest that the tests would immediately pass. But I would like
> to
> have such tester - for users to see which libraries have problems, and for
> library maintainers to be able to fix those problems.

If the jam file includes the visibility=hidden switch then ALL the testers
will be using it by default. So rather than approaching the testers,
convince the library developers to update their jamfiles.

Robert Ramey

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