Boost Interest :
Subject: Re: [Boost-cmake] Labels for known failures
From: Michael Jackson (mike.jackson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-05-19 11:34:58
On May 19, 2009, at 7:27 AM, David Cole wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 3:50 PM, Brad King <brad.king_at_[hidden]>
> Michael Jackson wrote:
> thanks for the heads up about vxl. I took those 2 scripts and
> adapted them for boost. I have since been able to submit an
> experimental Dashboard to <http://www.cdash.org/CDashPublic/index.php?project=Boost
> >. Look for ferb_at_[hidden] - the one that actually ran all the
> Also, if you click on the "site" you get some stats about the
> machine that built boost.. All of which is either wrong or not
> filled in. Are there some configuration options for this that need
> to be set or is the parsing code for CTest not grepping OS X
> machines correctly?
> IIRC it's parsed by code in the "Source/kwsys/SystemInformation.cxx"
> source in CMake:
> I looked at this issue briefly a couple months ago, but was too busy
> to make a ctest fix at the time. The problem with SystemInformation
> on Mac OSX is that the command lines used to gather the information
> do not use a full path to execute the programs. We should do a
> FIND_PROGRAM equivalent and use the full path to the programs
> because the environment of running from a crontab entry does not
> have the same PATH setup that a typical Mac terminal shell does...
> I just opened a cmake/ctest bug and assigned it to myself so it does
> not get lost in the shuffle...
Patch attached to bug report.