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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-06 17:27:28

Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_[hidden]> writes:

> [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
> common
>>> 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.

That would be pretty cool.

David Abrahams
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