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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Could we know the last revision a testsucceeded?
From: Jim Bell (Jim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-19 12:20:03

On 1:59 PM, vicente.botet wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Jim Bell <mailto:Jim_at_[hidden]>
> *To:* Running Boost regression tests
> <mailto:boost-testing_at_[hidden]>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, January 18, 2011 6:23 PM
> *Subject:* Re: [Boost-testing] Could we know the last revision a
> testsucceeded?
>> BTW could someone explain me when a failing test is marked fail
>> or broken? Is there something the maintainer needs to do to say
>> the test is expected to pass?
> ${BOOST_ROOT}/status files *.xml, *.xsd
> Thanks. In this directory I see two xml files: expected_results.xml
> and explicit-failures-markup.xml
> I guess expected_results.xml needs to be updated with the list of test
> that are expected to succeed or fail for a given toolset?
> How the failling tests overlaps with the explicit failures in
> explicit-failures-markup.xml?

Maybe you already know this, but that mark-up is for tests that can't be
made to pass. An expected-to-fail test that fails doesn't need an entry

> Some testers runs the same toolset. How can we set that a test fails
> for a specific tester?

I'm beyond my knowledge here, but I don't think you can specify more
than platform & complier.

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