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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-03 10:10:43

Jim Douglas <jim_at_[hidden]> writes:

> 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.

Well, some input files will be passed using their relative paths on
the command-line, so I don't expect it to be that simple.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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