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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-19 08:03:55

David Abrahams wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > I'm very interested in do-nothing timing. Can you run "bjam -d+10" on an
> > unmodified tree and send me the output. This will tell what consumes most
> > time.
> >
> >> <B> Command line overflow on link (Show-stopper!). Some reasons
> >> <C> Command line overflow on compile (Show-stopper!). Some reasons
> >> <D> Command line overflow on archive/dll (Show-stopper!). Some
> Something's suspicious about this, at least if he's using the gcc
> toolset... Oh, yeah; I forgot we need to add a small enhancement for
> potentially long one-line actions on NT.

I suspect that Unises have command-length limit as well -- around 16K, IIRC.
If there's indeed 1000 source files for a lib, you're likely to run out of
that limit.

- Volodya


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