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From: Paolo Coletta (paolo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-06 10:44:18

David Deakins wrote:
> Paolo Coletta wrote:
>> I just finished porting some
>> parts of the boost libraries (thread, serialization, filesystem, asio,
>> date_time, regex, and some other header only libs) to Windows CE, thus, I
>> would like to try to run the tests for this platform (Windows CE, ARM
>> processor, Compiler Visual C++ 8.0, Microsoft Windows Mobile SDK, stlport).
>> There has been some progress in creating the script cited in this
>> thread. Or is anyone aware of some way to run the tests under WinCE?
>> Paolo
> Hi Paolo,
> We have actually been successful here in our group in setting up the
> Boost regression tests to run for Windows Mobile 5 using pretty much the
> toolsets you indicate (WM5 SDK, VC8, STLport-5.1.3, and the WM5 Device
> Emulator). To exchange files between the WinXP host and the WM5 Device
> Emulator, we use the VS2005 Device Command Shell (CE.EXE) that Ori Amiga
> wrote. We also wrote a little test launcher program that takes care of
> shuffling DLLs, EXEs, and command line arguments into the emulator and
> fetching the console output and exit code back out. There are probably
> more elegant ways to tie all this stuff together, but what we have seems
> to work. If you look at the test setup for VeecoFTC in the CVS-HEAD
> regression test page, it gives most of the details on what our
> user-config.jam file looks like for the WM5 testing. If you are
> interested, I can try to put together other details such as what's in
> the test launcher program.
> -Dave

I'm much interested. Could you please send some more datils?

I'd like to run the tests on a regular basis in order to have some
chance to see WinCE supported in future versions of boost.
The changes I made seem to work, however, I only could test a small
subset of the features of the libs I changed.


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