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From: Martin Wille (mw8329_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-20 12:23:11

David Abrahams wrote:
> Martin Wille writes:
>>Would it be viable to modify the build system
>>such that test binaries which ran successfully
>>get stripped after they ran? Having the then
>>unneeded debug symbols removed would help
>>a lot.
> I just modified it so that by default, they're deleted after they run
> successfully. This only deletes top-level targets (executables most
> of the time, shared objects for Python tests), so object files sit
> around sucking up disk space. You can turn this behavior off by
> adding --preserve-test-targets to the bjam command-line.

Great! Thank you very much! This reduces the space requirements
for testing by 13 GB on my box.

> I did this after running out of disk myself ;-)

That motivates ;-)


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