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From: Sean Huang (huangsean_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-13 19:40:17

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]>
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.lib.boost.testing
Sent: Wednesday, July 12, 2006 7:00 PM
Subject: Huang-WinXP-x64 - python - exec

> seems to indicate that it's failing to find the PythonXX.dll (where XX
> is your python version) in g:\Tools\python\libs. It's either a tester
> configuration error, or an error in the BBv2 python toolset file.
> This should be easy for the tester to diagnose, but there's not much I
> can do without more information. Can you look into it, Sean?

I took a closer look at the problem and it is because the python version
installed on the test machine is for win64-x64 (AMD64). That explains why
all win32 versions failed but win64 versions worked. I tried to install
win32-python side-by-side but it would not allow me (if I uninstall the
64-bit version and install the 32-bit version then I guess the 64-bit
versions will fail). Looks like we cannot test both 32-bit and 64-bit of
python library on the same machine. I can change the toolset name to
something other than msvc-8.0 so it can be marked as expected failures. But
the more important issue is that the current toolset naming convention
probably should include platform also.


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