From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-05 13:16:08
David Abrahams wrote:
> I am seeing this when I run the tests locally:
> bash -c "cd /cygdrive/c/boost/tools/build/test ; python test_all.py"
> File bin/gcc/debug/a not added as expected
> FAILED test of c:\boost\tools\build\test\..\jam_src\bin.ntx86\bjam -sBOOST_BUILD_PATH=c:\boost\tools\build\test\..\new -d0 --quiet
> at line 249 of BoostBuild.py (expect_addition)
> from line 10 of generators_test.py
> from line 22 of test_all.py
> I believe this is because it's called "a.exe" under Windows :(
Yea, it's certainly a.exe. One approach would be to
change extension per platform in tests. That's not convenient.
Another would be to the check for a.exe if a is not found. A
kind of kluge, but maybe not so bad. I wonder if we should
test of a.obj if a.o is not found...
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