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Subject: Re: [boost] [build] File / path lengths difficult to manage on Windows
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-13 09:56:34

On 13.11.2013 18:16, Ben Craig wrote:
> On a related note, is it unreasonable to ask that an --abbreviate-paths
> build of boost limit itself to 130 characters? I acknowledge that this
> one is a bit harder to solve as there can be a large number of build
> "pivots" that all add to the path, but some clients (like me) need to
> layer other build pivot and version information on top of what boost
> already provides, and I need some amount of character wiggle room to make
> that happen.

I suppose you can always build with --hash to trade path readability for
previty. It will replace all properties with just md5 checksum thereof.

- Volodya

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