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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Python tests hang on Darwin.
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-04 17:42:32

on Thu Jun 04 2009, Steven Watanabe <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> I'm completely baffled about this, and it's really interfering with my
>> bug sprint. Boost.Build seems to work fine, but any tests that involve
>> Python hang before anything happens, with Python using no CPU cycles.
>> What's even odder, if I copy the command that launches Python out of the
>> output of 'ps waux' and issue it myself, it works just fine. I *only*
>> have this problem when bjam is issuing the commands. Any ideas?
>> This is seriously messing up my bug sprint!
> Can you run the full action that Boost.Build uses, including
> setting up the environment? I believe that bjam -n prints
> out all the commands used.

Yes, I know; I did that too. Works fine from a terminal :(

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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