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From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-09-25 03:39:14

On 9/24/2020 7:31 PM, Gavin Lambert via Boost wrote:
> 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.

How do I tell in my jamfile when CI testing is occurring in order to
disable the tests for CI builds.

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