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From: David Abrahams (gclbb-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-29 23:27:47

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> The "Initiating a Build" section of .../tools/build/build_system.htm has a
> table with several command line examples. For example:
> bjam -sBUILD="<cxxflags>/G6"
> At least on my Win XP system, that doesn't work. It has to be:
> bjam "-sBUILD=<cxxflags>/G6"
> I'm not entirely sure, but wouldn't be surprised if every case is wrong
> where the double-quote is in the middle of an argument.

Very suprising. I never had a problem with that syntax on XP myself.

> If someone with a better understanding of bjam (and how various operating
> systems parse arguments) will confirm that, I'll update the HTML.

All I have for you is anti-confirmation.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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