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From: Reece Dunn (msclrhd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-15 12:35:44

Vladimir Prus wrote:
>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
> > 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?

I was getting the above problem for the wide archive DLLs - sorry, I should
have been more specific.

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

Not sure: I'll check when I next get to the machine running the tests.

> > This leads me to wonder... is it possible to start the test executable
> > one thread and monitor it's progress in the main thread. If the
> > exits, great; if it brings up a dialog (and the test is not marked as
> > '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
> > 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
>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.


The current test run are being run after deleting the bin and bin.v2
directories. The previous ones were run on top of a previous build. I'll see
what happens tonight.

- Reece

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