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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-01 08:46:28

Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_[hidden]> writes:

>>> I did some changes which hopefully takes care of this problem
>>> <cross-fingers>. Could you give it a try, see if it works now?
>>LINK : fatal error LNK1181: cannot open input file '\lib\kernel32.lib'
> OK. I'm 90% sure I fixed it this time ;-) I added /LIBPATH to make it look
> for the library.

Whoo hoo! It works!

>>> And as you may have noticed I wrote a replacement for the shell script
>>> "yyacc" in C. So it should now be possible to build the grammar in
>>> Windows(and others)... as long as you happen to have a yacc or bison
> around.
>>I noticed! It's neat, but I'm a little unsure that it's worth the
>>investment. It means that we're forked from the Jam sources on yet
>>another dimension, and I figure that the few people who really need to
>>rebuild the grammar on Windows can get Cygwin. However, I don't think
>>it does much harm, so I'll (generously <wink>) reserve judgement about
>>that for now.
> It wasn't much of an effort. I actually did it because I got tired of doing
> nothing while waiting for my compilations to finish (~10 minutes each
> cycle).

You need more processors. Come to think of it, I need more processors!

> Sometimes one just needs a break for the normal workload.


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