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From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-04-28 17:56:45

On 4/28/2020 7:03 AM, Steven Watanabe via Boost-build wrote:
> 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.

Please see my other post which specifies a bug in the Boost Build
testing framework when running the '' test. Since
you are the author of that test, if you could get a chance to look at it
and correct the bug it would be greatly appreciated.

>> 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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