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Subject: Re: [boost] How to make tests building faster?
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-20 14:02:32

On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 12:56 PM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Steven Watanabe wrote:
> >> I would think that longer term the approach would be
> >> to permit the the tests to run simultaneously on a multi-core
> >> system.
> >
> > This has been allowed forever with bjam -jXX.
> hmmm - then what is the problem? is this not being used? or
> is there some other reason it's not being used.

It is entirely up to the individual testers if they choose to devote
multiple CPUs to testing. And this is intentional. As they are the ones who
know how much they can afford to devote.

> > Does it
> really work with no surprises?


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