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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-16 06:03:42

"Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve" <rwgk_at_[hidden]> writes:

> I work with 20+ platforms and often run multiple builds simultaneously from the
> same source tree.
> It is very important that the large generated files (.o, .so, etc) are stored
> on a local disk (as opposed to a NFS mounted disk). NFS writes are extremely
> slow. This leads to complicated bjam commands (BBv1, don't know about BBv2)
> with -sALL_LOCATE_TARGET=/some/local/disk.

You can just set that in your environment. Or you can build a little
wrapper script that sets up these variables and invokes bjam (you seem
to be happy adding little scripts to your Scons workflow). That's how
I worked on your machines.

> I much rather prefer to cd /some/local/disk once and then repeatedly issue a
> simple command, especially since it is then also very easy to find the
> generated files.

Why do you need to find them?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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