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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] How to run inspect as part of a test-suite?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-20 10:43:39


On 12/20/2013 07:10 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Everything appears to work! See the develop branch of the super-project,
> inspect, and timer. (I used the timer library rather than filesystem for
> testing).
> Inspect has been changed to take an optional first argument specifying the
> starting directory. I've gotten the best results with
> [ run /boost/tools/inspect//inspect/<variant>release
> : .. -text -brief # command line

You just need to root .. by using path-constant.

> : # input files
> : <dependency>/boost/filesystem//boost_filesystem
> <test-info>always_show_run_output # requirements
> : inspect # test name
> ]
> The only minor issue I've run into is that the only way I know to force a
> rerun is "b2 -a inspect", and that builds way more than desired. In
> general, is there a way to say "rerun just the specified test case?"

In theory you could use -t targetname. However,
to do that, you'd need to know the internal
name of the target. I don't recall Boost.Build
having an option that operates on the main

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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