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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-11 13:56:47

David Abrahams <dave <at>> writes:
> I think it's nontrivial to do with a portable (to Win95, e.g.) bjam.
> We'd need to port os.popen from Python or something like that. While
> we need something like that in bjam eventually I don't think there's
> time before the release.
> Probably your best bet is to run all the tests with -jn to bring
> things up-to-date quickly, and then run them again without -jn to get
> the output. Sorry :(

We probably can redirect output from tools to a file and then dump
the file content when tool exists. This might remove some of the os.popen
complexity. However, last time I looked at APR's pipes code, most of
complexity was for Win95, so I might be wrong. I don't even know if Win95 has
the 'dup2' function :-(

- Volodya


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