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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-11 10:05:31

From: "Vladimir Prus" <ghost_at_[hidden]>

> Do you mean that jam opens file in text mode, gets extra ^M in it, fails
> to strip it, and then build actions fail?

Yes. Well, the ^M is only "extra" depending on your point-of-view.

> Why cygwin build behaves
> differently from NT build?

Because cygwin, all it's "C" libraries, and its command processor all
expect unix-style line endings, and I've got everything checked out with
normal Windows line endings.

> > 2. Doesn't fix the problem that Cygwin ar hangs when none of the
> > have any useful contents
> What is needed to make it happy? Dummy function? Will static dummy
> function do?

Almost certainly. Why don't I try that?

David Abrahams * Boost Consulting
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