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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] Trunk testing (general) and MSVC11
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-08-24 11:37:15

On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 12:39 PM, Richard Webb
<richard.webb_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Hum... Something must be burning unnecessary disk space. Do you have
>> an indication what is chewing up all that space?
> Lots of large .obj files, and lots of (sometimes even larger) .pdb files.

Is it really necessary to retain these files?

> (and some of the temp files are *large*. e.g. i see obj files for the
> xpressive tests that are as much as 70 megabytes each).

Ouch! Eric?

>> What are the space and time resources other testers are committing? It
>> would be useful to know if something has gotten out of hand.
> the results folder for my VC10 trunk tests is 41.7GB, though that drops to
> 14.4GB using NTFS compression. The release branch is slightly less.
> The tests take ages, but can complete over night (on a VM which has only 1
> cpu core attached).

Thanks for the info.


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