Boost Testing :
From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-06 16:21:25
Rene Rivera writes:
> Stephen W. Carson wrote:
>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>> Jeff Garland wrote:
>>>> So...we really need to standardize toolset naming for regression
>>> It is standardized as: [toolset]-[version]-[platform]-[cpu]-[build]
>> First time I've seen that. I think my toolsets are named fine
>> because I did what I was told to do.
> Don't remember when the discussion about toolset names happened. But
> it was likely when the first XSLT results came online.
>> Which toolsets are marked as required for release? How do I know?
> Currently the list is:
> The list is at the top of boost-root/status/explicit-failures-markup.xml
> Hmm... I guess we should remove cw-9_-darwin :-)
> And remove iw-*.
Please feel free to.
> Any chance the metacomm tests could be switched from "vc7" to "vc-7_0"?
Done, should be reflected in the reports early tomorrow.
>> You wrote (in a different message) that all a toolset requires is
>> a commitment from one person to support the platform. Does that mean
>> running the regressions faithfully as I've been doing for gcc and cw
>> on the Mac? Or more than that?
> More than that. Obviously a release toolset needs to be consistently
> tested. But it also requires someone who is willing to debug the
> tests. Testing is awesome, but if there's no one to fix the problems
> the toolset will always show up with errors. Ultimately though it's up
> to the release manager.
-- Aleksey Gurtovoy MetaCommunications Engineering