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Re: Can we skip the __boost_check_library__.test ?

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Duh,  b2 --help, would indeed have helped.  Many thanks for the guidance.

Brian

On Sun, 2 Dec 2018 at 22:19, Rene Rivera via Boost <[hidden email]>
wrote:

> Rerouting to appropriate lists..
>
> On Sun, Dec 2, 2018 at 6:00 PM Kuhl, Brian via Boost-build <
> [hidden email]> wrote:
>
> > Hi Boost builders,
> >
> > We currently running the Boost test suite using ./b2 in the status
> > directory.
> >
> > We run nightly on several simulators and real boards using ARM, PowerPC,
> > Intel processors compiling Boost 1.68 with clang and GCC
> >
> > Our test results are being peppered with the occasional failure of
> > __boost_check_library__
> >
> > I’m pretty sure we don’t care about the results of this test in the
> > context cross-compiling VxWorks?
> >
>
> Probably not.
>
>
> > What exactly is it testing for?
> >
>
> It checks various requirements and guidelines of the library structure.
>
>
> > And assuming it isn’t relevant, how do we “turn it off”?
> >
>
> Add the "--no-check-libs" per <
> https://github.com/boostorg/boost/blob/develop/status/Jamfile.v2#L18> (I
> believe running b2 --help in that dir would have shown you that info also).
>
>
> > The library Jam files don’t have an explicit reference to this that I can
> > find?
> >
>
> It's added here <
> https://github.com/boostorg/boost/blob/develop/status/Jamfile.v2#L119>.
> And
> it runs this script <
> https://github.com/boostorg/boost/blob/master/status/boost_check_library.py
> >.
>
> --
> -- Rene Rivera
> -- Grafik - Don't Assume Anything
> -- Robot Dreams - http://robot-dreams.net
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