Boost Testing :
Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Boost.Jam version for testing
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-19 01:31:51
Rene Rivera wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> I'm in progress of including Boost.Build tests in the main test run, so
>> that we can improve the quality on toolsets we don't have access to.
>> One of the problems, though is that run.py/regression.py uses a specific
>> tagged version of bjam. Now, SVN HEAD of Boost.Build is better tested
>> with SVN HEAD version of Boost.Jam, and in fact I saw some tests failing
>> with prior Boost.Jam version.
>> Since pretty much everything but Boost.Jam is taken from SVN trunk, can
>> we use SVN trunk of Boost.Jam, too?
> This would be one reason why I wanted testing of tools to be on a
> separate result server/set. Basically I'd rather not switch "Boost
> Libraries" testing to unreleased versions of bjam. As doing so increases
> the chances of something going wrong when the releases happen.
Can you clarify? If we know that Boost.Jam, and Boost.Boost and C++ Boost
from specific SVN brunch works nice, then we try put 'release' stamp on
Boost.Jam and C++ Boost and it keeps working.