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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-07 09:29:08

"ANDREW MARLOW, BLOOMBERG/ LONDON OF" <amarlow1_at_[hidden]> writes:

> DA> From: David Abrahams <jamboost_at_[hidden]>
> DA> Subject: [jamboost] Re: boost jam and minGW: another brief note
> DA> Date: 06/07/2005 14:27:08
> DA>
> DA> "ANDREW MARLOW, BLOOMBERG/ LONDON OF" <amarlow1_at_[hidden]> writes:
> DA> > I forgot to mention, I am having problems with
> DA> > boost jam for minGW only because I am trying to
> DA> > use jam from a minGW shell. One of the advantages
> DA> > of using minGW over cygwin is that minGW produces
> DA> > standalone executables that can be run in a DOS shell.
> DA> > When boost jam for minGW is run from a DOS shell
> DA> > everything is fine. Maybe that it why no-one else
> DA> > seems to have found the problems I have found.
> DA>
> DA> So far we haven't ever promised to support shells other than real
> DA> Unix, Cygwin, and the standard NT command prompt.
> Does this mean if I submitted some fixes
> they would be rejected?

Not at all.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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