Subject: Re: [Boost-build] "Testing" section in doc for unit-test
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-06 14:25:43
On 10/6/2010 1:16 PM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Wednesday, October 06, 2010 20:38:50 Edward Diener wrote:
>> On 10/6/2010 1:57 AM, 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 ?
>>> To my knowledge unit-test is deprecated, and it is advised to use the
>>> 'run' rule instead.
>> And the 'run' rule is documented where ?
That's nice but it is missing from the list of built-in rules in the
My frustration with the Boost Build docs is with the Reference. Anybody
seeing a rule in a jamfile should be able to find its explanation in the
Boost Build reference. Likewise for features and tools. If it is not a
built-in rule, feature, or tool, but is distributed as part of a tool in
the boost\tools\build\v2\tools directory, it should also be documented
somewhere so programmers who have to use Boost Build can actually use it.
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