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Subject: Re: [boost] El Capitan issues (Was: [1.61] Two weeks remaining for new libraries and breaking changes)
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-02-16 14:03:21


On 02/16/2016 11:44 AM, Robert Ramey wrote:
> Hmmm - isn't that how we got to this thread? I cloned modular boost to
> my xp machine where I have cygwin installed. I invoked
> from the cygwin shell and it builds b2 executable and maybe some other
> stuff. When I try to invoke b2 to run local tests on the library it
> doesn't work. I think stephen points to a change to b2 source - but
> maybe it's some jam file. My point is that something has been released
> that doesn't work as one would expect. For boost libraries we have a
> mechanism to detect and diminish the incidence of this problem - the
> distinction between the master and develop branch. A problem of this
> type should be detectable before library developers start using the code.

  This problem slipped through because no one
is testing this configuration.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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