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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-23 06:29:38

David Abrahams writes:
> Aleksey Gurtovoy <agurtovoy_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> Yep, that's what it's doing. Why did you find it surprising? After
>> all, the first line of the installation docs says:
>> * Download regression driver from here
>> ( and put it in the directory where you
>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> want all the regression test files to be placed.
>> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> It's just a slightly surprising design decision from my POV because I
> always have an image of Boost lying around. The "obvious" interface
> would have be doing cd $(TEMP) followed by python
> $(BOOST_ROOT)/status/xsl_reports/runner/

FWIW, given that the script is distributed on its own, it doesn't seem
any more obvious to me than putting the script somewhere in the $(TEMP)
directory and pointing it to your local image.

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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