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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-31 07:56:51

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > I was thinking along the same lines. I've just added your code to
>> > path.jam and comitted. Thanks!
>> >
>> > Could you update from CVS and see if CYGWIN is OK now?
>> I think that might not be the best approach.
> What's wrong about it?

Binding may switch the slashes back.

>> Please consider the :F
>> modifier in build actions. You ought to be able to use an "on"
>> variable to enable it conditionally depending on CYGWIN.
> Hmm... I don't think I know what's :F modifier is... I see it neither in docs
> nor in code...

"switch slashes to forward", I think.

I don't know what happened to the docs for it, though. I can't seem
to find it either. It came from FTJam.

Dave Abrahams
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