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From Martin Sebor <>
Subject Re: [PING] Re: library and build sizes on Windows
Date Mon, 10 Dec 2007 16:03:39 GMT
Duft Markus wrote:
> Hi all!
> I assume you're not in C/C++ ?

That's right. I think the Windows scripts are written in some
Microsoft flavor of JavaScript or some such scripting language.

> There you could get the times you want
> with the GetProcessTimes() API. I don't think that theres a ready to use
> programm like /bin/time for this, but it should't be too hard to write
> something like this.

We need to get the date at the start of the build, before the
compiler has been detected, so I'm hoping it can be done in
the VisualStudio JavaScript to avoid having to compile it.


> Cheers, Markus
> Martin Sebor <> wrote:
>>  author="Farid Zaripov-2">
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Martin Sebor []
>>> Sent: Thursday, November 22, 2007 2:19 AM
>>> To:
>>> Subject: [PING] Re: library and build sizes on Windows
>>> So would be it possible to change the Windows build
>>> infrastructure to spit out the date and time in the same format as
>>> on UNIX? I.e., 
>>>      ### date:
>>>      Wed Oct 31 09:38:50 UTC 2007
>>> Including the "### date:" part. The exact format of the
>>> timestamp itself doesn't have to be exactly the same just as
>>> long as it includes the time as well as the date, and it's
>>> all on the same line.
>>   Done:
>> Farid.
>> I've been doing some work on the test result scripts over the weekend
>> and noticed a whole bunch of places where we print out the date on
>> Windows (I counted 12). I dealt with it by trimming all but the first
>> one from the log when processing it but we should probably get rid of
>> all the extra dates and either replace them with the same output as on
>> UNIX if possible (i.e., real, user, ans system times) or just the real
>> time. Can this be done on Windows?
>> Martin

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