Boost Testing :
From: Jason Sankey (jason_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-09-27 22:13:22
Rene Rivera wrote:
> Jason Sankey wrote:
>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>> We've noticed that and similar hangs recently. Which is why Noel spent
>>> time last week implementing the bjam time limit feature on Unix we've
>>> had on Windows for some time. Just add a "-l300", or more than 300
>>> seconds if you like, to the bjam invocation that runs the tests.
>> I see, and thanks for the tip! Will using this option allow other tests
>> to be run and their results captured, or will any tests that normally
>> come after interprocess be skipped? I can also set up a build timeout
>> in Pulse that will stop things hanging indefinitely.
> Since it stops only the individual build action this will let the rest
> of the tests to continue, and hence captured.
Excellent. I have added the flag as suggested.
>> There is still the question of how to get the issue resolved? This
>> failure seems fairly reliable: no occurrences over a couple of weeks
>> (several builds/day) and now I have three hung builds in a row.
> Only way to resolve it is for the library author to fix the bug :-)
> Which since the test fails he'll get email about it every day.
Ah - OK. I didn't realise the author was already nagged, in which case
I won't worry so much.