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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] "Testing" section in doc for unit-test
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-06 02:41:32

On Wednesday, October 06, 2010 09:57:58 Gevorg Voskanyan wrote:
> Edward Diener wrote:
> > To: boost-build_at_[hidden]
> > Sent: Wed, October 6, 2010 7:40:18 AM
> > Subject: [Boost-build] "Testing" section in doc for unit-test
> >
> > The "Testing" section in the Boost Build doc, which supposedly explains
> > the
> >
> >built-in rule called 'unit-test', is completely blank. Is 'unit_test'
> >operable as a built-in rule and, if so, how does it work ?
> Edward,
> To my knowledge unit-test is deprecated, and it is advised to use the 'run'
> rule instead.

Actually, not 100% so. unit-test is fine if you don't need reporting.
'run' and friends allow to integrate with Boost reporting scripts -- so that's
what one should use if the test results are ever to be shown.


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