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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-05 03:05:23

on Thu Oct 04 2007, Rene Rivera <> wrote:

> Rene Rivera wrote:
>> But I guess most important...
>> * Does Cmake support correct interleaving of build action output when
>> doing parallel builds?
> PS. Does Cmake support time outs of individual build actions?
>> * Will they ever, given that such functionality is up to the "real" make
>> system?
> Dito, for timeouts.

I don't know the answers. Maybe Bill does.

My guess is that it doesn't expect build actions to ever take "too
long," because they treat "building" and "running tests" as distinct
things; a CTest/Dart system doesn't use cmake to run the tests (but we

However, such functionality doesn't *have* to be up to the "real" make
system. All you need is a command-line tool that runs another command
with a timeout.

Dave Abrahams
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