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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-17 03:10:39

Hi Victor,

> >3. Somebody with Windows/msvc compares V1 and V2 results too, coordinating
> >with me to get them equal.
> I volunteer for 7.1 and 8.0

Thank you! I'll then continue with getting test result in shape on Linux and
will announce when wider testing is needed.

> (I also suggest we "drop" any msvc <7.1,
> but I think everyone already knows that)

Yes ;-) Luckily, that's a separate issue.

While we're at it, can you look into Boost.Build V2 tests that you used to
run? I attach a prior email describing the problems I see.


- Volodya

attached mail follows:

Hi Victor,
I'm looking at,
and it seems like it's out of date (2005-09-17) , and there are some
configuration problems in the test result
   - even for msvc-7.1 tests, gcc is used. Maybe, "msvc-7.1" is not
     passed to the "" script?
   - V2 reports that no toolsets are configured, which suggests you
     probably have nothing in your user-config.jam

If you have a bit of time to revive the tests, that would be great. I'm hoping
to have a new release, and testing on primary platform such as msvc is very


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