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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-30 17:20:49

on Fri Mar 30 2007, Martin Wille <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> on Thu Mar 29 2007, Martin Wille <> wrote:
>>> IF all developers tell the testers about removed or renamed tests AND IF
>>> the incremental testers then remove the old results then that doesn't
>>> happen.
>>> We could discuss adding formal support for that communication to
>>> Boost.Build. However, I currently see this problem as behaviour-related
>>> or knowledge-related, not as tool-related.
>> If the reporting tools aren't removing the tests from the tables, they
>> should be, and it's a tool issue... but I don't think the answer is to
>> ban incremental testing.
> IMHO, fighting against invalid data is better to do early in a tool
> chain.

bjam already spits out a list of all the tests at the beginning of a
run; how much earlier can we do it?

Dave Abrahams
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