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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-24 04:34:58

>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of John Maddock
>Sent: 24 October 2007 08:01
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] on quickbook/docbook etc
>> I now get a bunch of errors of the type:
>> Any ideas?
>Yes: the paths in user-config.jam need to use *forward
>slashes* even when
>they're Windows paths, since \ is a Jam-language escape character :-(

Right! I'm sure many users fall into this trap, including me.

*Please* can we have a comment warning about this - and the bizarre 'you need spaces' syntax.

I'm sure this simple addition would avoid a big load of grief - there's a lot of it about where bjam is involved.


Paul A Bristow
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