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Subject: Re: [boost] Master Regression Tests Failing
From: James E. King, III (jking_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-10 04:05:05

On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 7:15 PM, Edward Diener via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 10/9/2017 7:09 PM, Robert Ramey via Boost wrote:
>> On 10/9/17 3:20 PM, Tom Kent via Boost wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 9, 2017 at 10:45 AM, Peter Dimov via Boost < Can we back out
>>> this change until we can figure out a way to do it where it
>>> doesn't break our regression suite?
>>> I don't believe there is a way to specify that the master tests use the
>>> master version of build, If I recall, a long time ago, we decided to use
>>> a
>>> separate version of build for the regression tests, instead of the one
>>> tied
>>> from the superproject? Is this just the head of develop? Does anyone
>>> remember the rationale for this?
>> Cant we just use the master version of boost build for ALL the testing -
>> master and develop branch? Does it make sense to use an experimental
>> version of the test tools to test anything?
> Am I the only one who thinks it logical that a regression test for
> 'master' should use the 'master' branch of everything and the regression
> test for 'develop' should use the 'develop' branch of everything ? Why is
> this even going to be debated ? I have no idea why the 'master' branch uses
> the 'devlop' branch of Boost Build, but that does not seem like it can ever
> be right.

I agree with Edward on this one. That is how I would set it up.

- Jim

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