Boost Testing :
Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] --dump-tests not working reliably?
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-07 13:24:31
On 01/07/2012 10:08 AM, Belcourt, K. Noel wrote:
> A number of nightly testers are generating incomplete test results as
> evidenced by white boxes on the test result page. One source of these
> missing test results is that dump-tests doesn't seem to dump test output
> for some of the failed tests. For example: the algorithm/minmax
> minmax_element_test fails to produce output for tester
> Sandia-clang-trunk-c++11, but the nightly test log (bjam.log) shows that
> the minmax_element_test produced output, attached below, but there is no
> corresponding test_log.xml file generated.
> Our inability to report compilation and/or runtime errors back to
> developers is a hinderance to their productivity and is a maintenance
> nightmare. Does anyone have any ideas what prevents generation of the
> test_log.xml file for some test failures and not others?
In this case, it's probably that the name of the
updating rule is non-standard.