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Subject: Re: [boost] Geometry path length breaking windows regression runs
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-11-23 10:09:10

On 11/23/18 4:39 AM, Tom Kent via Boost wrote:
> There has been a change to the geometry library, sometime around Nov 14,
> that is causing the windows regression runners I manage to crash. The issue
> is that it is creating *very* long filesystem paths, even with the
> regression --abbreviate-paths option set.
> There are a bunch of files such as:
> D:\teeks99-08\run\results\boost\bin.v2\libs\geometry\test\self_contained_headers\self-contained-algorithms-detail-buffer-buffered_piece_collection~hpp.test\msvc-14.1\dbg\adrs-mdl-64\async-excpt-on\thrd-mlt\self-contained-algorithms-detail-buffer-buffered_piece_collection~hpp.obj.rsp
> That seem to be created alright, but when I try to cleanup the run
> afterwards, windows doesn't allow me to delete the files.

Though the problem is reportedly fixed, you may still want to lift the
path length limitation:

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