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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-18 10:29:27

Hi Mike,

I build boost with Jam on Win2K all the time (with long filenames). Could
you please run the jam command with the -n option, redirect the output into
a file, and send the file to me personally?


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Owens" <mikeo_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2001 4:45 PM
Subject: RE: [boost] Digest Number 910

> I am trying to build boost on windows 2000 and I get "The input line is
> long" errors. I have included some sample output from jam. Please note I
> switched to short file names to try and alleviate this problem. Anyone
> any suggestions on overcoming this problem?
> "C:\Progra~1\micros~2\VC98"\bin\cl /Zm400 -nologo -GX -c -DNDEBUG
> RE_NO_LIB=1 /O2 /GX /GR /MD -I"libs\regex\build"
> -I"libs\regex\build\..\..\..
> " -I""C:\Progra~1\micros~2\VC98"\include"
> -Fo"libs\regex\build\bin\libboost_re
> gex.lib\msvc\release\runtime-link-dynamic\posix_api.obj"
> -Tp"libs\regex\build\.
> ./src\posix_api.cpp"
> ...failed msvc-C++-action
> libs\regex\build\bin\libboost_regex.lib\msvc\release\r
> untime-link-dynamic\posix_api.obj ...
> msvc-C++-action
> libs\regex\build\bin\libboost_regex.lib\msvc\release\runtime-lin
> k-dynamic\regex.obj
> The input line is too long.
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