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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-01-09 08:44:32

> The recent update to Boost.Filesystem has broken bcp in a way I'm not
> sure how to fix. The problem is that while scanning for header
> dependencies it comes across some platform dependent names (
> :sys:stat.h ) and then checks for the existence of that name in
> various places such as <tools/build/jam_src/:sys:stat.h>. Obviously
> such checks should fail, but rather than just saying "no the file
> doesn't exist" the function exists is throwing an exception. IMO
> there's no real need for an exception in this case is there?

The Win32 error code BTW is ERROR_INVALID_NAME.


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