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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Result statuses for run failures of MPI tests
From: Belcourt, Kenneth (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-31 15:43:38

Hi Stevem

On May 31, 2010, at 9:25 AM, Steven Watanabe wrote:

> Belcourt, Kenneth wrote:
>> On May 30, 2010, at 5:56 PM, Jeremiah Willcock wrote:
>>> On some platforms and compilers, several of the Boost.Graph.Parallel
>>> (libs/graph_parallel/test) tests compile and link correctly but
>>> produce a
>>> failure when run. There is no information in these cases, either
>>> in the
>>> form of program output or an error code. One example of this is
>>> <URL:>. Is there more information
>>> available to
>>> the test scripts but not reported? Is there a way to at least get
>>> an
>>> exit
>>> status or something from the tests? There are similar failures on
>>> Windows
>>> as well, so an error/return code there would be useful as well.
>>> Thank you
>>> for any help you can give in tracking these down.
>> That is strange. This test runs to completion just fine.
>> <snip>
>> and the return code is zero. Not sure why the test is being reported
>> as a fail. Perhaps this is a process_jam_log failure as it's clearly
>> not a test failure.
> Hmmm. process_jam_log seems to produce
> <run result="*succeed*" timestamp="*2010-05-31 07:16:08 UTC*" />
> Could it be that the fact that no output is shown is confusing
> the report XSL stylesheets?

Seems likely since, as you point out, PJL is writing success into the
log. Unfortunately I'm no XSL expert, any ideas how to debug or patch

-- Noel

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