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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-15 16:32:16

[2002-07-15] Beman Dawes wrote:

>In trying to improve regression test status reporting, I'm finding the need
>to test the reporting process itself more explicitly.
>My initial reaction is to create a directory with seven little programs to
>be used as test cases, and its own Jamfile to test all the 42 combinations?
>Is this a good idea?

Doesn't seem like you'd have any other choice.

>Where should such test programs go in the Boost directory structure?

Since you are testing the test system I'd say you have two choices:

status/test... or
tools/build/test/(status, or testing?)

You might want to take a look at the Python testing stuff Vladimir wrote. It
might help to reduce the testing burden.

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