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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-12 11:58:10

Robert Ramey wrote:
> Is there a reason that bjam and the rest of boost build can't be handled as
> any other library as regards to testing and release?
> Specifically, I would like to see somethiing like:
> libs/bjam
> /build
> Jamfile
> /test
> Jamfile // testing bjam build and test
> compile-fail.cpp
> assert-fail.cpp
> ...
> So that bjam is automatically tested on all platforms when ever its changed.
> Of course this test/build would be run using the "released bjam" which
> would be updated when show stopping bugs are fixed and after the
> fixed version has been tested.
> It might also provide a place to test tool configuraiton files and the like

I don't understand what you are asking. The current testing uses a
"frozen" version of bjam with the understanding that we want testing
tools to be as stable as possible.

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