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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-09 11:56:06

Zbynek Winkler wrote:

> >Do you still get this problem with up-to-date CVS?
> No, I don't. Thanks. But I don't think it is necessarily caused by
> incidental features. IMHO it is more related to the point #1 bellow...
> However... there are some other changes that I don't like :(
> 1) object files linked into unit test are compiled into a separate
> directory now -- why?

Because 'unit-test' now behaves almost the same way as 'run' and run adds this
extra directory element to be compatible with directory structure that Boost
regression test tools expect. Not a good argument, I understand :-(

> 2) output of the unit-test is captured and not shown. Instead some
> babbling about "1 file(s) copied." is being shown :(. My tests output
> the number of successfully completed test. Can I get this back?
> 3) failing test shows a screenfull of junk not related to the actual
> test (attached at the end of email)
> Overall, my impression is that it is worse then it was before the
> upgrade :-(. Luckily, I've made a backup.

Now that you bring those points, it looks like, ehm... regression. I'll see
what I can do. The problem with original 'unit-test' is that it did not set
proper DLL paths when running tests, so just reverting the change is not

- Volodya


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