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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Concurrent Boost Testing
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-24 13:20:49


On 2/24/2011 9:23 AM, Christopher Cambly wrote:
> A few years ago Noel (I believe) did some work on locking of the output
> from a boost test run so that the compile and run output doesn't get
> interleaved between tests in the results. This never really worked for us
> on AIX. I'm not sure if anyone else has the same issue.

The code is in execunix.c. I'm not sure how
it could not work, though.

> We have been running our tests non concurrently to work around this
> problem. However, we are starting to find that the large numbers of new
> tests added to Boost CVS has caused a spike in the time required to
> complete a full test run (we also run non incremental). We have a renewed
> interest in getting this to work properly in order to get the testing times
> under the 24+ hours it currently takes. Can anyone point us in the right
> direction of where and what we should be looking at? Any help would be
> appreciated.

Does -p0 have any effect?

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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