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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-24 11:12:38

Hi Niklaus,

> Stage: I think the stage test must fail on Cygwin (and/or NT) as a file
> "a.myexe" would not be recognised as a valid EXE-file name under Windows.

But we're not trying to run the exe, I think, so there should be no problems.

> Therefore I tried to change line 112 of to
> > if os.uname()[0].lower().startswith('cygwin'):
> > t.expect_modification("dist/a.exe")
> >else:
> > t.expect_addition("dist/a.myexe")
> But then I get the following error
> /cygdrive/c/downloads/boost-build/build/project.jam:287: in load-jamfile
> *** argument error
> * rule path.parent ( path )
> * called with: ( Jamroot Jamroot )

This error was fixed a few minutes ago. Could you try again with the CVS state
(or after nightly snapshot is updated, which happens at 22:00 Moscow time
(it's 19:00 now)).

I think some other failures might be fixed too, so let me know what new
results are.

- Volodya


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