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Subject: Re: [boost] [Test] breaking changes in test invocation
From: Gennadiy Rozental (rogeeff_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-05 14:47:20

Jürgen Hunold <jhunold <at>> writes:

> Adjusting each test Jamfile does just not scale, we need a more global
> solution which requires changes to testing.jam itself.

I do not believe this is such a big issue. There are probably few test
modules like this. In any case direct Boost.Build support would be nice
> And last but least: Why do you require argument separation at all?
> I'm missing a rationale for this decision. (Or just overlooked it
> again...)

I tried to explain rationale here:

In a summary: we want to properly report incorrect command line arguments.
This kind of scheme is used in many places and Boost.Test just follow the


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