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From: K. Noel Belcourt (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-14 11:37:09

On Sep 14, 2007, at 9:30 AM, Rene Rivera wrote:

> 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
> <>.

This sounds like fun. I'll take a look.

-- Noel

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