From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-25 09:31:01
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From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
To: <jamboost_at_[hidden]>; <jamboost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Thursday, July 25, 2002 10:23 AM
Subject: Re: [jamboost] Reporting library build failure
> At 07:24 AM 7/25/2002, David Abrahams wrote:
> >The system already says "skipping <x> due to missing <y>"
> >The paths are not /exactly/ represented, but you can figure them out
> ><x> and <y>.
> The paths are difficult to work with, as it stands now. For example,
> lack of
> The first path is missing the leading "..\".
> The first path is missing "\bin" after "status".
> The second path is missing the leading "..\".
> The second path is missing "\bin" after "build".
> The second path uses "!" for some separators.
> I can program around all of these, of course. But it is tedious,
> and a general pain.
> Is there any chance these problems can be fixed in the current version?
explains exactly how these work, which should make it less fragile and
painful, if not less-tedious, to interpret them.
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