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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-01-27 05:17:32

"sbaranov2" <sbaranov_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Here's the situation that I'm trying on Windows:
> import modules ;
> local XDK = [ modules.peek : XDK ] ;
> project : requirements <include>"$(XDK)/Xbox/Include" ;
> Where XDK environment variable is set to "C:\Program Files\Microsoft
> Xbox SDK", this generates this swarm of include paths:
> -I"C:\Program\Xbox\Include"
> -I"Files\Microsoft\Xbox\Include"
> -I"SDK\Xbox\Include"
> -I"Xbox\Xbox\Include"
> First off, am I doing this corectly? If yes, then will this patch
> help my set up, and what's the easiest way to get the patch? Thanks!

What we really need in order to fix this problem is a GETENV builtin
(with no automatic space-breaking, obviously). This business of
peeking the global module for environment settings (and command-line
variables, for that matter) is and has always been a terrible hack.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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