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Subject: Re: [boost] Regression tests broken?
From: John Maddock (boost.regex_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-26 14:13:57

> No need to try anything else. I'll see if I can fix the problem. The option
> is a new one I added this week to try and reduce testing hard drive space.

Any progress on this?

I can obviously disable things like pre-compiled-headers and fix things
that way, but that feels like the wrong fix to me (longer compile times

Thanks, John.

>> Could you try locally and add the "--remove-test-targets" option?
>> I've been trying, but bombs out for me in:
>> self.git_command( 'submodule foreach', '"git reset --quiet --hard; git
>> clean -fxd"')
>> Git complains it doesn't understand "--hard;" - note the semi-colon. This
>> is under the windows command prompt. I've just submitted a pull request to
>> tentatively fix this, but how do I run the script locally without the
>> remote version getting downloaded and overwriting my changes?
>> In any event you put your finger right on the issue - running bjam with
>> the --remove-test-targets option results in the same failures I see online.
>> Any idea what's changed?
>> Many thanks, John.
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