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From Andrew Black <>
Subject Re: Intel C++ 9.1/Win XP build timeouts
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2007 17:31:33 GMT
Travis Vitek wrote:
> Martin Sebor wrote:
>> Farid Zaripov wrote:
>>>   Maybe the BATMAN could do this before executing the batch file?
>> Sounds like that would be the right place to make the change. Let
>> me see if we can get it implemented on the Batman side of things,
>> or in the build script.
>> Travis, do you have enough experience with the Windows Scripting
>> Host to modify the stdcxx build script that Batman invokes to do
>> this?
>> Martin
> No, I don't have mush experience with WSH. I don't even know the name of the
> script that Batman invokes for building stdcxx. I'm sure I could figure it
> out though.

Batman invokes an internal glue script.  That script in turn 'call's the
generated build_<compiler>.bat script.  My understanding of the
semantics of the call batch command is that it executes the script in
question within the current process (like the unix . operator).

--Andrew Black

> Unfortunately I'd prefer if we could find a solution outside of Batman.
> Occasionally, I want to stop a build that I'm running locally. CTRL+C will
> get my command prompt back, but it often leaves some of the other processes
> running, or stuck in a bad state [devenv.exe, cscript.exe, exec.exe, ...].
> Travis

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