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From: Gavin Lambert (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-09-24 23:31:45

On 25/09/2020 03:49, Edward Diener wrote:
> I understand that it is a free resource for Boost testing and that they
> may not offer much in the way of virtual memory, as well as having
> certain time limits when something is running. But nearly all my tests
> for intensive functionality in Boost PP and VMD run fine to completion
> on my local computer, using gcc, clang, and VC++ on Windows or Linux,
> whereas in the CI testing with Appveyor and Travis CI there are numerous
> "out of memory" and "process killed on timeouts" errors which prevents
> successful CI tests results. So for my purposes of CI testing these CI
> facilities are almost useless on the whole to tell me whether some
> change is valid or not. That's fine. I just will pay little attention to
> the overall result of the CI tests, since they do not reflect real world
> results because of the CI limitations.

Perhaps you should disable those specific tests for CI builds, while
keeping them for the normal test matrix? That would keep both useful.

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