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From: Johan Nilsson (r.johan.nilsson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-06 02:57:46

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Monday 06 November 2006 10:32, Johan Nilsson wrote:
>>> In general,
>>> bjam
>>> shouldn't run a big test suite. IMO.
>> I've done it both ways (explicit/implicit) the last two projects. As
>> long as both ways are possible to do easily, I personally don't
>> really mind what the default is.
>>> Whether or not that makes it worth having all test suites be
>>> explicit by default, I don't know.
>> If they are explicit by default, can they be made implicit by
>> something similar to:
>> implicit test ;
>> ?
> We don't have such rule ;-)

I know.

> I guess making one rule explicit by
> default and
> then adding a new mechanism to make it back implicit is not very
> attractive design solution.

Agreed. I guess I'm advocating having the "test" target implicit as it
should be easy enough to add an "explicit test" statement somewhere. I'm
sure less test-infected users will disagree, though ...

// Johan

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