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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-14 17:39:49

John Pavel wrote:
>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>> Eric Niebler wrote:
>>>> The xpressive failure here <> is due to an
>>>> expired timeout. I think 300 seconds is too low. Can the timeout be
>> raised?
>>> Do you mean can the default be increased? Or the timeout in that
>>> particular machine?
>> Well, I meant the timeout on that machine, but now that you mention it,
>> it may be a good idea to raise the default, too. Maybe 10 or even 20
>> min?
> I think that the problem may be that this test triggers Vista's UAC and so
> unless I am sitting there at that time to allow the program to proceed it
> times out.

That sounds bogus to me. On my Vista laptop with vc8, the test compiles
and runs for me just fine, no popups. And it takes 1 min 30 sec. (See
the output below.)

How much RAM does this machine have? Is it doing anything else while
it's running this test?

C:\boost\org\trunk\libs\xpressive\test>\bin\idw\timeit bjam test_symbols
warning: Graph library does not contain optional GraphML reader.
note: to enable GraphML support, set EXPAT_INCLUDE and EXPAT_LIBPATH to the
note: directories containing the Expat headers and libraries, respectively.
warning: skipping optional Message Passing Interface (MPI) library.
note: to enable MPI support, add "using mpi ;" to user-config.jam.
note: to suppress this message, pass "--without-mpi" to bjam.
note: otherwise, you can safely ignore this message.
WARNING: No python installation configured and autoconfiguration
          failed. See
          for configuration instructions or pass --without-python to
          suppress this message and silently skip all Boost.Python targets
Building Boost.Regex with the optional Unicode/ICU support disabled.
Please refer to the Boost.Regex documentation for more information
(don't panic: this is a strictly optional feature).
...found 1326 targets...
...updating 4 targets...
using native typeof
         1 file(s) copied.
...updated 4 targets...

Version Number: Windows NT 6.0 (Build 6000)
Exit Time: 2:35 pm, Wednesday, November 14 2007
Elapsed Time: 0:01:25.625
Process Time: 0:00:01.887
System Calls: 774794
Context Switches: 375379
Page Faults: 534269
Bytes Read: 212967349
Bytes Written: 184265716
Bytes Other: 3924561

Eric Niebler
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