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Subject: Re: [boost] [build] File / path lengths difficult to manage on Windows
From: Ben Craig (ben.craig_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-14 09:18:07

> From: Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_[hidden]>
> On 14/11/2013 14:31, Quoth Ben Craig:
> > I think this is being unrealistic. If we take this approach, then you
> > should request every Win32 program that uses fopen, iostreams, or
> > CreateFile without the magic marker to change their program to use a
> > non-portable API. This includes programs like cmd.exe, explorer,
> > bjam, 7zip, and countless others.
> Did you mean to quote someone else? Because I was agreeing with you.

Sorry about that. I misinterpreted your position. Easy to get into
"violent agreement" on the internet sometimes :)

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