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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] [EXTERNAL] Re: --dump-tests not working reliably?
From: Belcourt, K. Noel (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-07 13:44:55

On Jan 7, 2012, at 11:24 AM, Steven Watanabe wrote:

> On 01/07/2012 10:08 AM, Belcourt, K. Noel wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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.

Sorry, I'm not sure I quite understand. Are you saying the rule
should be clang.compile.c++ rather than compile.c++.without-pth? If
the rule name matters, why do some clang tests work okay for this
tester while others produce nothing?

-- Noel

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