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From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-04-28 11:03:51


On 4/22/20 10:36 AM, Edward Diener via Boost-build wrote:
> Does the Boost Build testing framework, when running the
> '" test, actually invoke the clang compiler when
> running the test ? Because when I run the test on my local machine in
> Windows 10 the clang compiler is not even in my PATH at the time the
> test is being run, yet the test "succeeds" on the current 'develop'
> branch whereas for my PR it is failing. So I do not understand how the
> test can verify that the clang-linux.jam is correct.

The test uses a set of hard-coded command lines.

> Can someone please
> enlighten me on how this is supposed to work ? I do run the tests with
> the --preserve option but when the test succeeds the entire directory
> structure where the files would be is in a temporary directory and all
> the files in that temporary directory are removed by the end of the test.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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