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Subject: Re: [boost] [EXTERNAL] [testing][jc-bell] Test compilation output truncated
From: Belcourt, Kenneth (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-24 17:18:14

On Feb 24, 2014, at 2:38 PM, Andrey Semashev wrote:

> On Monday 24 February 2014 18:39:18 Belcourt, Kenneth wrote:
>> On Feb 24, 2014, at 10:51 AM, Andrey Semashev wrote:
>>> I'm facing the problem with the too low limit for the compiler output
>>> size.
>>> See here:
>>> jc-bell-boost-bin-v2-libs-log-test-attr_attribute_set-test-gcc-4-2-1-debug
>>> -build-no-threading-multi.html
>>> The output contains 2 warnings and part of what may be the actual error.
>>> This log is not really helpful, so I have 2 questions:
>>> 1. Can this limit be increased?
>> Each tester can set this limit as they choose, the current testing default
>> is 4 kb per target (-m4). Testers can change the default by passing -m# to
>> through --bjam-options.
> I guess, I'm asking to increase the default then. If large output is affecting
> some select testers, it is these testers who should reduce the limit, IMHO.
> And 4 KiB is simply too low.

Works for me. Steven pointed out that the reporting limits output to 64 kb so guess that's a reasonable upper-bound for now.

>>> 2. Can I get the full output somehow?
>> Passing -m0 will capture all output.
> I understand this should be done by the tester, and then the tests should be
> run again? I was hoping that the full output was saved somewhere on the
> tester's machine.

I just changed the default to 64 kb, you should see more output once tests cycle. Let us know if this isn't adequate.

-- Noel

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