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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-14 18:04:30

AlisdairM writes:
> It would be nice to have a summary view of failures-by-compiler, as
> well as by library.
> That way, those of us who have expertise more with a specific compiler,
> rather than library, can help get those tests into shape for a release.
> Generally, my feeling is that library authors do a great job getting a
> library working on conforming compilers, and the subset of compilers
> that personally interest them. In order to get the complete coverage
> for a release though, it helps for the compiler-specialists to find the
> failures they can help with at a glance too.
> We have that many libraries now that picking through for the relevant
> failures is becoming quite a task!
> Obviously I would not suggest upsetting the test summaries at this
> stage of a release cycle! But it would be nice to have something ready
> to roll out just after the release.


This all sounds reasonable and very much in line with our outline for
improving the reports' usability. Could you please put a one-sentence
summary of the above and a link to your message on the Boost.Testing
page on Wiki


Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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