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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-10 13:14:48

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hello everobody!
> Some time ago we've talked what's necessary to switch C++ Boost to V2. I've
> posted an email with proposed steps (attached for convenience), and here's
> what we have now.
> I'm almost done with the step 1 (making V1 and V2 produce the same results on
> gcc/Linux). In fact, I have just one test yes to handle, compared to a huge
> number two weeks ago.
> So, we can move to steps 2 and 3.
> Step 2 is making sure I'm not the only one with "lucky" configuration and that
> gcc/Linux is indeed healthy. The instructions for running V1 and V2
> regressions and comparing them are at:
> Can somebody volunteer to do such testing?
> If compilation time or space is a concern, then running just V2 regressions
> and sending the results for me will be sufficient -- I'll compare those with
> my local V1 results.

I can do this one, I think.

> Step 3 is making sure that msvc/Windows is healthy as well. The instructions
> are again at:
> The tests can be run by anybody with msvc/Windows, but issues in Boost.Build
> are likely to appear. Dave, any chance you can take this part?

I don't currently have an extra windows machine, although I can
install Windows on one of my old linux machines and set that to work.
It would take some effort.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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