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Subject: Re: [boost] [cmake] Pull request announcement
From: Gavin Lambert (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-09-18 00:41:53

On 18/09/2018 00:47, Peter Dimov wrote:
> Alexander Grund wrote:
>> The tests should not have any dependencies above the library
>> dependencies.
> It's very common for tests to have additional dependencies beyond what
> the library needs.

Tests will *always* have more dependencies than the library.

If nothing else, they will depend on the test framework in addition to
the library under test and its dependencies.

Sometimes they might use some additional things beyond that as well, for
convenience or to do appropriate reporting or diagnosis of failures.

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