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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-24 09:38:02

Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Vladimir Prus wrote:
>> On Sunday 19 June 2005 23:36, Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>Also the builtin doesn't compile when "popen" is not available in the
>>>runtime library, for example in the case of the MSL.
>> Much as I'd like jam_src to be fully portable, if adding a sufficient number
>> of underscores to "popen" does not make it works with MSL, then I'd vote
>> to get this feature in, even if that breaks building with CW. This is much
>> requested feature.
> I don't disagree ;-) Just that it should minimally detect when popen is
> not available and remove the feature so that it compiles (and possibly
> warn about it).

Why? For people using older BB?

Dave Abrahams
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