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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-30 03:39:05

janssoaf wrote:

> As I wrote in another post the gcc linker might accept RES files if
> the option --output-format=coff is used when calling windres.

Yea, I've seen that post. What's the best way, though -- I really don't know.
While we can generated RES which are actually object files inside, using that
option, won't it be confusing?

> > commands seems OK, but who knows?
> I'm going to test it but with the latest CVS version I can't build a
> single project with msvc because of error messages like
> C:/Development/Boost-Build/build\targets.jam:1157: in construct from
> module object(exe-target-class)@1
> error: unable to construct Source/Bison/Bison

I think I've fixed it this morning in builtin.jam rev 1.147 and msvc.jam rev
1.26. Does it still fail?

> I also have a local change in rc.jam because resource file scanning
> doesn't always work correctly. I've never submitted a patch. What is
> the best way to do it?

Just produce a diff with "cvs diff -u" and send it to the list, with [PATCH]
in the subject. A somewhat longer description is in

- Volodya


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