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From: Rene Rivera (grafik666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-21 21:01:03

[2003-10-22] rlyon012000 wrote:

>After successfully building boost from scratch using VC7 on WINXP, I
>tried to repeat it using a WINNT box at home. Unfortunately cmd.exe
>appears to work differently on WINNT.

WINNT is what I developed+tested the script on...

>Build.bat uses SETLOCAL to return errorlevel to zero. This works on
>WINXP, but not NT. I found that it was necessary to use:
> setlocal ENABLEEXTENSIONS & endlocal

Ah, I thought the default was for the extensions to be enabled? Does the

>to get the errorlevel to reset back to zero. I suspose WINNT is
>pretty obsolete by now and it doesn't really matter.

Not obsolote at all. Or at least it's going to be a long time before it goes
away... There are still win95 users out there after all ;-)

>Maybe a windows script file might work better?

If I knew how to write one I might consider it. But if you have any sanity
you've turned off windows script file execution for security reasons.

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