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From: Jim Douglas (jim_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-03 01:34:05

David Abrahams wrote:
> "John Maddock" <john_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>2. Even if cross compilation was possible the run-time testing cannot
>>>be deferred and performed separately on another machine.
>>Understood, that's a problem with most test harnesses, again it may be worth
>>bringing this up on the Jamboost list.
> Come to think of it, if you can arrange for the build directory to be
> cross-mounted on two systems, you can specify something like
> "--debugger=rsh remotemachine"
> on your bjam command line and then "rsh remotemachine" will precede
> all the test invocation commands.
That sort of idea did occur to me. The build directory does not
necessarily have to be on the target machine so long as the executable
can be transferred. I will need to investigate the limits of remote
execution capability of a QNX system when controlled from a Windows box.
I shall persue these ideas further in the Jamboost list.


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