# Boost :

From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-13 18:41:56

"Andreas Huber" <ahd6974-spamgroupstrap_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Okay, I'm officially confused. This segment from your original output
>> indicates that the build system is trying (and failing) to delete the
>> RunFailTest executable:
>>
>> ----
>> del /f/q
>> "..\..\..\bin\boost\libs\statechart\test\RunFailTest.test\mingw\debug\RunFailTest.exe"
>>
>> ...failed RmTemps
>> ..\..\..\bin\boost\libs\statechart\test\RunFailTest.test\mingw\debug\RunFailTest.run...
>> ----
>>
>> The only reason that should fail is if the executable is missing.
>> Now if I look at the new output, I can trace the steps from creation
>> of that executable up until we try to execute the del command. It
>> clearly gets created and executed, and there's no attempt to delete it
>> before this one.
>
> Very strange indeed. At first I suspected that the virus scanner is
> interfering but the results are exactly the same if it is disabled. The
> executable does disappear after execution, BTW.
>
>> So if you do
>>
>> bjam -a -otest.bat -sTOOLS=mingw RunFailTest.run
>>
>> can you then execute all the commands in test.bat? Does the "del"
>> command work?
>
> I assume you mean
>
> bjam -a -otest.bat -sTOOLS=mingw RunFailTest
>
> (note the missing .run)

I meant what I wrote. Does it fail to work?

If so, just use the target called "test"

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Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting
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