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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] [1.40.0] Freeze for release candidate
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-24 13:03:00

Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Jeremiah Willcock wrote:
>> On Mon, 24 Aug 2009, Eric Niebler wrote:
>>> Jeremiah Willcock wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 24 Aug 2009, Beman Dawes wrote:
>>>>> As far as I can tell, all the branches/release merges we were waiting
>>>>> for have now been completed. The plan is to go ahead with the release
>>>>> candidate as soon as all the release branch tests have cycled for
>>>>> revision 55757.
>>>>> Please commit no more changes to branches/release without explicit
>>>>> permission from me.
>>>> One issue that I am concerned about is that there are no regression test
>>>> results for the release branch with MPI (and thus Boost.MPI and
>>>> Boost.Graph.Parallel) turned on. Thus, neither of these components have
>>>> been tested in a couple of weeks, and they were broken last time the
>>>> regression tests ran for them. I would feel more comfortable if the
>>>> regression tests passed for those before the release as well. What are
>>>> other peoples' opinions on that?
>>> Someone would need to step forward to run them. If someone did that Soon (in
>>> the next few days), I'm pretty sure we would be happy to hold the release for
>>> a test cycle. Do we have any volunteers?
>> Steve Robbins was running them (and probably still is), but the results
>> were not being reported to the regression testing site. There was a
>> discussion on boost-testing about the issue: "[Boost-testing] test results
>> with mpi vanish", but I do not believe that the bug in the Web site was
>> ever resolved to allow the tests to appear.
> I believe it was resolved, and there was at least one fairly green run from
> Steven. The current results are unwell:
> But it seems due to genuine code-level problem.

On the release branch, boost/archive/detail/iserializer.hpp does not
include boost/archive/detail/check.hpp, which seems to indicate to me
that this tester is either testing old code or else is not testing the
release branch at all. Can someone comment? Steve?

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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