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Subject: Re: [boost] Travis/Appveyor improvements for the superproject
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-09-20 16:55:57

On 20 September 2017 at 18:52, John Maddock via Boost
<boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> 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?

FYI, AppVeyor allows to configure commit filters to only build if C++
files or Jamfiles are touched, for instance.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,

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