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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-06 17:19:15

[2002-11-06] David Abrahams wrote:

>Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> >Also, I see that paths for toolsets are hardcoded. Can we do better?
>> >Will building work if I have "bcc32" in path, but it's installed in
>> nonstandard
>> >location. (Well I can check this at home, but later).
>> I did what I knew how to do. Ideally on Windows doing things like reading
>> the registry would be the ticket. But I don't know how to do that from a
>> script. But yes we can do better, even if it's just testing various
>> install locations, as the MSVC check does.
>Well, checking the PATH should be fairly easy, since it gets imported
>into the global module and we have the GLOB rule.

Yes, but again your thinking in Jam terms ;-) It's the BAT file that's doing
the detection. But I think I can come up with a way to check the PATH for
executables in the BAT.

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