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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Something odd going on with tests
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-13 13:29:06


Richard Webb wrote:
> When were these changes made?
> The regression tests were failing to run earlier due to a missing file in
> Spirit, but as i was running the tests incrementally the test system still
> uploaded the results from the previous successfull run (presumably stamped
> with the more recent revision number). The problem is fixed now and the
> tests are running again, so it should all be ok later.
> There have been problems in the past with missing test files causing the
> whole test system to fail. Would it not be better to run all the 'working'
> tests and list the missing ones as failures, rather than falling over
> altogether?

Yes, although I'm not sure how much surgery needs to be done to
bjam to allow this.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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