# Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] required toolsets
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-04-12 10:39:06

AMDG

On 04/12/2013 03:45 AM, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>
>> ==============
>> failed to write output file
>> 'C:\Users\BoostTest\Release\results\boost\bin.v2\libs\multiprecision\test\sf_concept_check_elliptic_cpp
>> static\sf_concept_check_elliptic_cpp_dec_float_no_et.obj.rsp'!
>> =============
>>
>> The length of the file name is 260 characters and it is over the limits of the testing environment (i.e.
>> Windows server 2012). Is it possible to make this path shorter without modifying the
>> "C:\Users\BoostTest\Release" prefix?
>
> I think you need to add the --hash option for b2/bjam to create smaller file/folder names.
>

--abbreviate-paths is better as it leaves the result
somewhat human readable, although it doesn't get
as much compression. Also, the name of the test
is a bit long. It really should be shortened.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe