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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Bjam patch to use maximum value of timeout option
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-22 14:35:16

At Mon, 22 Nov 2010 12:07:13 -0700,
K. Noel Belcourt wrote:
> Hi,
> I discovered that if bjam is presented with more than one occurrence
> of the timeout parameter (-l) on the command line, bjam will always
> use the first occurrence. Often during regression testing, more than
> one -l option occurs on the command line. This patch changes the
> logic to use the largest specified timeout value on the command line,
> rather than an order specific selection (i.e. always first, always
> last, etc...).
> Tested on Darwin and Linux, okay to commit?

Needs a doc patch too, no?

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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