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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] --run_test and using this to run a subset of Testcases.
From: Alexander Lamaison (awl03_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-02 10:37:06

legalize+jeeves_at_[hidden] (Richard) writes:

> [Please do not mail me a copy of your followup]
> boost-users_at_[hidden] spake the secret code
> <OF52433783.7EEA0E88-ONC1257C1B.001CA2A2-C1257C1B.001CB1FB_at_[hidden]>
> thusly:
>>First off, is there a possibility to do a negative selection.
>>i.e. tell boost.test to NOT run certain Testcases/testsuites?
> There is only positive specification, although it does have a wildcard
> facility.
>>Further is it possible to run sets of Testcases(which may reside in
>>different testsuites)?
> Yes, you can specify multiple sets of test cases by using commas and
> identify suite levels using slash like a pathname.
> However, if you have your tests arranged into suites and you use a
> comma, things don't bind the way you'd expect because the matcher
> splits on slash first and then on comma. So commas don't separate
> completely seperate test specifications, they separate names at the
> same level of the test suite hierarchy.

So *that's* why I could never get that to work properly! Sounds like a
bug to me. I see you've already filed a ticket: Excellent.


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