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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-06 12:23:46

Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Well, I'm afraid we really need that "way around" if we're going to
>> have effective automated testing on Windows. Otherwise a crashed test
>> stalls the whole process; a new test run won't start until all those
>> dialogs are closed.
> I don't believe that's true, at least on Win2K. The debug/assert popups
> are put up by a a debugger process, not the process that crashes, and
> hence not a process that is reachable through the usual parent/child
> process hierarchy. That means that when the dialogs come up, bjam is
> still running, it's just the crashed program that isn't.

Yes, that's what I see on XP too. However, that's not the problem.

The problem is that the *Scheduled Task* doesn't run again until the
dialogs are closed :(

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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