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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Trunk testing broken.
From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-04 12:15:11

Rene Rivera wrote:

> K. Noel Belcourt wrote:
>> On Mar 24, 2010, at 1:18 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>>> K. Noel Belcourt wrote:
>>>> On Mar 23, 2010, at 3:59 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>>> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>>>>>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>>>>> Belcourt, Kenneth wrote:
>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>> The log files for various trunk toolsets show this error. Can
>>>>>>>> someone
>>>>>>>> please take a look?
>>>>>>> The only immediate guess is the new bjam version. So I reverted
>>>>>>> testing
>>>>>>> back to 3.1.17 until I can figure out the problem.
>>>>>>>> # Starting tests ("/scratch/boost/tools_bjam/bin.linuxx86_64/bjam"
>>>>>>>> "-sBOOST_BUILD_PATH=/scratch/boost:/scratch/boost/tools_bb"
>>>>>>>> "-sBOOST_ROOT=/scratch/boost/boost" "--boost=/scratch/boost/boost"
>>>>>>>> "--boost-build=/scratch/boost/tools_bb" "--debug-configuration"
>>>>>>>> -l300
>>>>>>>> intel-11.1 -d2 preserve-test-targets=off --dump-tests -j8
>>>>>>>> "--build-dir=/scratch/boost/results"
>>>>>>>>>> "/scratch/boost/results/bjam.log"
>>>>>>>> 2>&1)...
>>>>>>>> # Running Boost.Build tests
>>>>>>>> # Using bjam binary in '/scratch/boost/tools_bjam/bin.linuxx86_64'
>>>>>>>> # Getting test case results out of
>>>>>>>> "/scratch/boost/results/bjam.log"...
>>>>>>>> boost_root: /scratch/boost/boost
>>>>>>>> locate_root: /scratch/boost/results
>>>>>>>> *****Error - No "boost-test" lines encountered.
>>>>>>>> (Usually occurs when bjam was envoked without the --dump-tests
>>>>>>>> option
>>>>>>>> or bjam was envoked in the wrong directory)
>>>>>> FWIW, running trunk version of bjam from status dir does produce the
>>>>>> 'boost-test(XXX)'
>>>>>> output.
>>>>> So perhaps it is what Richard mentioned about subversion being stupid.
>>>>> And we all need to remove the bjam dir.
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Here's how I run the tests, my nightly scripts are setup to toast all
>>>> directories before running the tests.
>>>> rm -rf tools_bb tools_bjam tools_regression tools_regression_src
>>>> rm -rf results
>>>> rm -rf boost
>>>> Next I setup some paths and copy in the necessary files and then run the
>>>> tests like this.
>>>> python --proxy=""
>>>> --runner="Sandia-gcc-4.2.4" --bjam-toolset=gcc --pjl-toolset=gcc
>>>> --toolsets=gcc-4.2.4 --bjam-options="-j16 link=static" >&!
>>>> gcc-4.2.4.boost.log
>>>> So what bjam directory do I need to remove, sorry if I'm being obtuse?
>>> It would be the tools_bjam dir you are already removing. So I'm at a
>>> loss as to why the new bjam didn't work for you :-(
>> I'm available today for a while if you have any suggestions or want me
>> to try some things to diagnose this.
>> Please let me know.
> You could try running the unit tests for bjam in the machine that's
> causing the problem. And of course manually running the tests, with bjam
> -n --dump-tests, to see if it is/isn't doing the output with the new
> version of bjam.


did the above suggestion sched any light on the problem? Were issues localized
to some specific machines -- if so, which? Or it was a general messup?
Does the problem reproduces when "" is invoked from a terminal,
as opposed to whatever cron is used to run them normally?


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