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Subject: Re: [boost] Travis/Appveyor improvements for the superproject
From: John Maddock (jz.maddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-09-20 16:52:23

>> This isn't feasible as CI jobs have a time limit of 49 minutes on
>> Travis, which is sometimes insufficient for testing even a single
>> library.
> I think this is the problem with this approach: any non-trivial
> library will quickly run out of time on the CI servers, some of which
> are rather slow. Certainly Math and Multiprecision libraries had to
> be split into multiple jobs to get through CI testing. I'm sure there
> are many others with similar issues.

There is another related issue: unless everyone is completely
disciplined about putting [CI skip] in commit messages for documentation
only commits, this is going to trigger a lot of needless jobs?

Best, John.

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