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Subject: Re: [boost] [Hana] Integration with the regression Matrix
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-10-09 19:12:40

On 10/9/2015 6:05 PM, Louis Dionne wrote:
> Hi,
> With the goal of shipping Hana with the next release of Boost, I am
> currently
> trying to satisfy the requirement that Hana's testing results show up in the
> Boost regression matrix. One way to achieve this would be to have Travis CI
> upload the results on each push to master.
> To do so, I would need to somehow create an XML file compatible with what
> the regression matrix expects. That brings up a few questions:
> (1) Is there a way to upload the result of CMake tests to the Boost
> regression
> matrix? I suspect something like that might have already been done as
> part
> of the (unfortunately defunct) CMake effort?
> (2) If not, would it be difficult to implement?
> Any input on how to best integrate Hana's testing results with the rest of
> Boost's regression testing will be greatly appreciated.
> Also, before someone suggests using Boost.Build: I have been looking at the
> possibility of maintaining a separate Jamfile. However, the need to maintain
> two separate build systems is annoying, so I'd like to avoid it if possible.
> I also think that Travis-based testing could provide a better coverage for
> Hana than the voluntary testers given the need for cutting edge compilers,
> but I could be wrong.

Boost end-users wishing to use Hana, which may also mean other Boost
library authors, will be expecting a jamfile and use of Boost Build to
run tests.

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