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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-07 17:29:30

on Thu Aug 07 2008, "Jim Bell" <> wrote:

> bjam (trunk test, FreeBSD-7) quits consuming CPU and seems to sit idle
> forever.'s --timeout option doesn't help. Killing bjam causes the
> script to pick up immediately and run to completion.

Huh; this looks really familiar. I can't dig up the thread right now
but I think someone was telling me yesterday that a build of
Boost.Python appeared to hang on MacOS. I think this must be some
BSD/bjam interaction; I suggest you follow up to the boost-build list
(Cc'd here).

> When I stop and continue it (^Z and %), I see it running different python
> scripts, so perhaps its making some very slow progress. It seems to spend a
> lot of time in ../python/test/, though I've seen it in
> ../libs/python/test/ and ../libs/python/ too.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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