Subject: Re: [boost] [log] MSVC 9 build hangs
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-08-31 11:27:41
On Saturday 31 August 2013 10:18:52 Tom Kent wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 7:03 AM, Andrey Semashev
> > Hi,
> > Many test results for Boost.Log on teeks99-03b-win2008-64on64  show
> > that
> > the build aborts due to timeout. From the test setup description (2 GiB of
> > RAM, 2 CPUs, 4 build jobs) it seems that the problem could be in the
> > insufficient system resources. 4 jobs building Boost.Log can easily exceed
> > 2
> > gigs of RAM, especially considering some of the memory is reserved by OS
> > and
> > other programs. If there isn't any swap, the build may be just aborting,
> > and
> > if there is, it's probably performing dead slow. And 2 cores might also be
> > too
> > limiting.
> > Could the tester take a look what is happening on that setup? If it's not
> > a
> > resource problem, then I would appreciate any information on the problem.
> >  http://www.boost.org/development/tests/trunk/developer/log.html
> It has 6GB of ram, not 2, I need to update the info page on it.
Hmm, then lack of memory should not be an issue. Is CPU count actual?
Also, is the timeout applied to the whole library compilation or some
particular stage? Or the whole Boost?
> As to the 4
> jobs, are you referring to the -j4 option?
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