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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-01 23:26:36

Vladimir Prus wrote:

> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>>But I've been waiting for the release to do some cleanup of BBv1, like
>>>>the above. And work on the names of toolsets, and add detection of
>>>>installed tools (hopefully shared with BBv2), and work on the testing
>>>>XML output.
>>>XML output? What is it?
>>In a short exchange between Beman and Dave it came out that we need the
>>test system to output the results of the tests directly instead of running
>>the external program that parses the bjam output.
> Hm... what's the motivation? I'm actually less opposed to this idea that I was
> before, but anyway...

I'm not totally sure, Dave is the one with the answers on this one. But I
believe the main issue is the problems with parsing the build output
consistently under crash circumstances.

>>This is something that
>>should be shared with BBv2 also, or just bite the bullet and switch to BBv2
>>after this release.
> One thing about V2 is that regression tests for all libraries are already
> ported. I've now got a new machine with lots of free diskspace, so I'll try
> to install Intel compiler for Linux and create a toolset for it. If that goes
> as expected, we'll be able to run Linux regression tests with V2.

Is there a good list (short and to the point) of how far v2 is from v1 when it
comes to features?

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