From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-16 10:28:09
From: "Thomas Witt" <witt_at_[hidden]>
> I would like to change the signature of the with-command-file rule
> from ( rule-name targets * : sources * ) to ( rule-name targets + :
> : sources * ). This way it would be possible to put link options like
> in the commandfile. We need this in order to work around cmdline length
> limitations on W2k. Currently build of at least 2 of our projects fails
> to "actions too long". I know that work on v1 is suspended, but I think
> qualifies as a critical fix (at least for our projects).
> Unless somebody objects I will do the neccessary changes to boost-base
> affected toolsets tomorrow.
Why not ( rule-name targets * : sources * : options * ) ? That would at
least be perfectly backwards-compatible.
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