From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-27 10:21:25
David Abrahams wrote:
> cd c:/boost/tools/build/test/
> python dependency_test.py msvc-6.5
> File bin/msvc-6.5/debug/a.o not touched as expected
> Added files : 
> Removed files : 
> Modified files: ['bin/msvc-6.5/debug/a.exe', 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/a.exp',
> 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/a.lib', 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/a.obj',
> 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/b.exe', 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/b.obj',
> 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/main-target-c/c.exe'] Touched files :
> ['bin/msvc-6.5/debug/a.pdb', 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/a.rsp',
> 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/b.pdb', 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/b.rsp',
> 'bin/msvc-6.5/debug/main-target-c/c.pdb'] FAILED test of
>st -d0 --quiet msvc-6.5 at line 288 of BoostBuild.py (fail_test)
> from line 351 of BoostBuild.py (expect_touch)
> from line 22 of dependency_test.py
> :(. I don't know what causes that. Is it really looking for "a.o"
> rather than "a.obj"?
Yes... because the test hardcodes ".o" extension. There should be ".obj" in
all the cases.
> > OK, there's no problem with extra includes/defines for sources that
> > go into library. But each test should create "impexp.hpp".
Or know a path where it can be found.
> > Should there be a method in Tester which creates it?
> I don't know; maybe there should be a directory of common testing
> resources which is made available to all tests. Either one works for
OK. I'll think which one is better.
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