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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-07-11 10:18:14

----- Original Message -----
From: <Iain.Hanson_at_[hidden]>

> Hi Dave,
> As I said in my first email on this, I have a work-round using
> dos2unix. It just caught me by suprise when I downloaded the .zip
> yahoo files and found that I needed to do this.
> I have since instralled infozip on my Solaris box so I won't
> personally need a .tgz.
> All I was suggesting was that if something is uploaded to boost files
> area that is line ending sensitive then a .tgz would be useful. Just
> as the main boost download web page provides both .zip and tar.gz.

I agree.

> BTW I tried updating my build to the latest versions in cvs and got
> syntax error at EOF
> warning: unknown rule $(gGENERATOR_FUNCTION($(target_type)))
> so I have reverted to the .zip file version.

That's because you need the latest FTJam. This is making use of the rule
indirection feature added last week by David Turner.

BTW, the stuff in CVS has bugfixes I made on Friday; I don't think the .zip
file has them.


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