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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-14 11:30:37

Doug Gregor wrote:
> The upgradeable_mutex_test test in the interprocess library is
> deadlocking on sun-5.8 (Sparc).
> This kind of problem is breaking our regression testing too often.
> It's not Ion's fault: the regression testing needs to be robust
> against this kind of failure. On Windows, we have the built-monitor
> option to kill stuck processes. On Unix, we could just set the ulimit
> and be done with it... but how to integrate this into bjam/BBv2?

First, don't use build monitor :-) Use the bjam -l option. And second,
we just need to someone familiar enough with sub-process management on
Unix (and it's variants) to implement the -l option

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