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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-15 11:02:47

On Wednesday 15 February 2006 00:15, Reece Dunn wrote:
> Hi All,
> I haven't posted test results tonight because they aren't completed yet!
> The V2/serialzation tests are unable to locate the serialization DLL :(.
> This meant that Windows displayed an error message dialog informing me of
> that fact and not continuing with the build.

This suprised me, as in Alexey's tests the problems appeared only on wide
archive tests. Are you sure you're using the very latest version?

Does libs/serialization/build/Jamfile.v2 contain settings of

> This leads me to wonder... is it possible to start the test executable in
> one thread and monitor it's progress in the main thread. If the application
> exits, great; if it brings up a dialog (and the test is not marked as being
> 'gui'), grab the text on that dialog (outputting it along with an error
> message) and close it (via an IDCANCEL command message) and kill the app;
> otherwise, if a timeout occurs, log a timeout and kill the test process.

I think there's such monitor that can be used by script. I can't
say at the moment how it works or even how to get it, unfortunately.

> NOTE: I am not sure how to apply this to other OSes like Linux and Mac.

On Linux, there are no automatic popup messages, generally.

> I will post the next batch of test results once they have completed.

- Volodya

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