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From: Vladimir Prus (vladimir_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-05-01 11:21:46

David Abrahams wrote:

> on Mon Mar 24 2008, Joel de Guzman <> wrote:
>> Johannes Brunen wrote:
>>> Beman Dawes wrote:
>>>> In the meantime, have you tried a more modern version of VC++?
>>>> The free download of VC++ 2008 Express Edition, for example.
>>> Ok, I just tried the same procedure with the VC++ 2005 (i.e. 8.0)
>>> compiler with the same result. It does not generate the .pyd files,
>>> neither in release mode nor in debug mode.
>> Johannes, Starting from Boost 1.35, bjam erases the generated
>> executables (e.g. pyd file) after the test has concluded to conserve
>> disk space. To keep bjam from doing that, pass --preserve-test-targets
>> to bjam.
> This probably ought not be the default for Boost.Build anymore. It
> would be easy enough to pass --erase-test-targets to the driver script
> for testers. Thoughts?

I think you are right.

- Volodya

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