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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-12-06 17:07:47

"Johan Nilsson" <johan.nilsson_at_[hidden]> writes:

> [cross-posted, but it seemed appropriate]
> Hi,
> just wanted to bring this one up: I've come across some problems putting
> boost source to an OpenVMS system: Filenames cannot include more than one
> dot ('.') - i.e. names like <whatever>.cpp.html aren't allowed. The only
> exception is (naturally) in directory specifications, e.g:
> I do realize that VMS platforms might not be of highest priority, but it
> sure would be nice to be compatible. And, one never knows, when(ever) the
> IA64 OpenVMS port is completed we might have a revival ;-)
> [... and I've not even been able to start _building_ the boost libraries
> yet - I guess I'll be in for a whole lot more of problems then ...]


Do you know of specific problems we have? I would be a bit shocked if
VMS incompatibilities hadn't crept into the bjam sources, for example.


David Abrahams
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