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From: Gennadiy Rozental (gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-04 20:37:52

"Rene Rivera" <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>> "Rene Rivera" <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>>> Gennadiy Rozental wrote:
>>>> Another direction is minimize amount to space used by temporary files.
>>>> If
>>>> we
>>>> move toward keeping test results in DB like external host. All files
>>>> produced during testing can be removed.
>>> I covered this during the Testing Boost session at BoostCon. The result
>>> files are minuscule in comparison with the building (obj, lib, dll, exe,
>>> a, etc.) files, and they have very limited lifetime on the testers
>>> machine.
>> Than how come we end up with tens of gigs required for testing?
> Because the compiled products, the obj, lib, dll, and exe are huge. They
> are huge because it's C++ and has a large amount of debugging symbol
> data, because templates generate log type names.

Why do we keep these once test is completed?


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