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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-06 12:27:00

Bronek Kozicki <brok_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> the code to close alerts is "only" few months old, so if you are using
>>> older build of boost
>> You mean bjam?
> yes.
>> It was built within the last few weeks; but I'll build
>> a new one.
> you have this new functionality.
>> I'm running my tests from a .bat script that gets run as a "Scheduled
>> Task."
> that's the problem. Scheculed Task is running in its own desktop, but
> assertions are displayed on interactive desktop thus bjam canne access
> them. Which whould you prefer:
> - running bjam as SYSTEM (you'd need to use command "at" to schedule it,
> because there is no way to set SYSTEM user from GUI) and let bjam
> iterate through all desktops each few secs
> - install new service and let bjam script "register" itself in this
> service asking to kill all dialogs displayed by child processes

Keeping in mind that I really don't know much about the details of
what you're describing, the first way sounds easy but dangerous, and
the 2nd one sounds somehow safer and less-intrusive. Is that right?
If so, I'd prefer the 2nd.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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