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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-28 07:47:16

David Abrahams wrote:
> Fantastic, Volodya!


> Could you expound a bit on the following:
> * compile.c, compile.h, jamgram.yy: Integrated most of Perforce
> changes. There's problem with 'while', which returns value in Perforce
> version, which
> was causing some obscure problems.
> Change 1277 not integrated since the corresponding code fragment is
> too altered in Boost Jam.
> What is "change 1277" and what were the issues with "while"?

The problem with while was that once I made it return value, some pieces of
code following 'while' statements were no longer executed. I'll need to try
again, though.

Change 1277 can be found at

it was some bugfix in 'compile_setcomp' but that function is very much

- Volodya


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