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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-18 10:14:25

Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
> Hi,
> One area of the iostreams library that has always been difficult to test
> is seeking within large files (> 2GB), since it seemed impolite for a
> test to create a huge file on someone's system without asking, and the
> test would likely fail regularly for lack of disk space.
> However, there have been enough bugs related to large files that I would
> like to encourage everyone who can afford a huge file (8GB) to be
> created and removed during testing to define the bjam variable
> LARGE_FILE_TEMP to the full path where such a file can be created.

What's the exact bjam command line syntax to do this? -sLARGE_FILE_TEMP
or something similar?



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