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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-10-26 06:49:22

On Tuesday 26 October 2004 15:28, Johan Nilsson wrote:

> I've updated path.jam (attached) with path conversions from/to VMS native
> paths. The base version I used was from the first milestone 10 preview, but
> I figured no fixes were made to path.jam in preview 2.
> I haven't put in any effort w.r.t. efficiency, but at least the tests pass.
> Comments are welcome.

Your changes look very good. Even though I don't know anything about VMS I
can't understand what's going on by looking at comment and the number of
tests you've added is also impressive.

I've committed your modifications.

> Consider this only a first step in VMS support for
> bbv2.

I suppose getting compilers working is another step? Do you think we can add
"support for VMS paths" to developer-visible changes list for M10? Since the
change is completely safe for other platforms, I've included it already.

> begin 666 path.jam
> M(R @0V]P>7)I9VAT("A#*2!6;&%D:6UI<B!0<G5S(#(P,#(N(%!E<FUI<W-I

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