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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Surprising results testing serialization library
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-12-06 15:52:06


On 12/06/2017 08:32 AM, Robert Ramey via Boost-Testing wrote:
> I've been watching the develop/master test matrices for the
> serialization library. It seems that all on 05 December I started to
> get some new test failures. These are it "test check",test_load_fail,
> test_traits_fail and test_not_serializable.
> A common factor in all these tests are that they are tests which are
> meant to fail and are marked accordingly int the test Jamfile.v2. That
> is the tests are indeed failing, but instead of showing up as "Passed. I
> don't think its the Jamfile, and in fact it hasn't been altered since 24
> November. I don't think it's any recent code changes either. I've
> looked through the code in the serialization library as well as mpl and
> BOOST_STATIC_ASSERT and don't see any issues. It does look like Boost
> Build has been altered recently but I can't really know for sure.
> Does anyone know anything about this?

  I think it's caused by an accidental change
to the b2 output, that causes process_jam_log
to misinterpret it.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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