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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-06 11:18:41

At 08:49 AM 9/27/2002, David Abrahams wrote:
>From: "lieven vanholme" <Lieven.Vanholme_at_[hidden]>
>> On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, David Abrahams wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Is this a gcc3.2-compiler problem?
>> >
>> > No, I think this is a problem with the line-ending convention in one
>> > Jamfiles or the .jam files in the boost tools/build directory. It
>> > like somehow you got a Windows checkout. Are you using a
>> > disk? If not, do you think you could investigate which of these files
>> > contains the offending '\r' line ending? Unfortunately my linux
>> > dead at the moment so I can't easily check this out.
>> >
>> > -Dave
>> Indeed, i was working with files i got via windows-cvs. I just tried
>> same with real unix-files and everything worked properly!
>> thanx a lot for your fast and correct answer!
>Someone should really patch the bjam sources to account for this problem.
>tried it once, got confused, and gave up. Probably not a hard job, if
>you've got the right mindset.

I've got a whole list of minor maintenance issues that can be detected
automatically, including the above. The plan is to tackle them between
releases so that there isn't so much to do right at the time of a release.



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