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From: Stefan Slapeta (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-10 09:18:34

Jeff Garland wrote:
> Hmm, I think those failures should be of great concern to library authors.
> The way I understood the 'release mode test issue' was that the tests of some
> libraries wouldn't test much in release mode because asserts and other test
> infratructure would compile out without debug on. My view is that I want to
> know if my library is going to misbehave in release mode b/c I deliver
> products compiled in release mode -- not debug. So I consider it best
> practice to develop and execute tests in release mode.

I second that, but I remember there were complaints when Rene and I
started to test release builds for 1.32. What you say about asserts is
perfectly right: IMO these tests should always pass in release
configuration (currently, most of them fail).


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