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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-01 10:35:57

David Abrahams writes:
> Aleksey Gurtovoy <agurtovoy_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > What should we do about the following Boost.Build toolsets which
> > filename's length exceeds 31 characters:
> >
> > tools/build/v1/como-win32-4.3.3-vc7.1-tools.jam
> > tools/build/v1/intel-win32-7.1-vc6-stlport-4.5.3-tools.jam
> >
> > ?
> Sorry to state the obvious, but... shorten the names?

How exactly? Every part of the name carries essential information that
cannot be omitted without disabling other possible configurations. For
example, the only way we could omit "vc6" in
"intel-win32-7.1-vc6-stlport-4.5.3-tools" is if we explicitly decide
that we don't care about, let's say,
"intel-win32-7.1-vc7-stlport-4.5.3-tools", and nobody ever will.
And so on.

Aleksey Gurtovoy
MetaCommunications Engineering

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