From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-31 11:24:41
Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> 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.
> Hmm... on Cygwin jam this should not be the case.... and on Windows jam we're
> using backward slashes already.
You're right of course.
> Or you was thinking of a case like using nt build of jam from cygwin
I think I was thinking of a case like using cygwin tools from an NT
bjam/shell. Occasionally those will require forward slashes.
>> >> 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.
> That's 'T', I believe.
OK, then, T ;-)
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