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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-15 16:24:59

Martin Wille <mw8329_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi,
> Houston, we have a problem.
> The 209 recently added B.S tests apparently result
> in ~20MB binaries each for gcc-3.x compilers. For me
> this means that the nests will need ~20GB more disk
> space. All the other tests with all compilers I'm testing
> for together take ~10GB.
> This is not only slightly unbalanced, it also
> came as a surprise to me when I suddenly saw the
> unexpected disk full errors. Why does this kind
> of things always happen so short before a release?
> Please, everyone, if you do something that will
> have serious impact on the tests being run, please,
> notify the testers in advance. (I still think
> we should have a separate list for regression
> test related stuff, btw.)

I don't recall ever seeing the suggestion before. I'd be happy to
set it up.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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