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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-13 15:21:26

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

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> Rene Rivera <grafik.list_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>It's done. The builtin is not disabled on any platform at the moment. But on
>>>Windows while compiling with the MSL is compiles an empty stub. So at least
>>>there won't be an error unless it's used. We'll have to see which other
>>>runtimes don't have popen.
>> Are you sure this is a good idea, on the trunk, so close to release?
> Yea, I thought about that for a bit. But it's not a big change,
> literally only a few lines, and I can always disable quickly if it
> really becomes a problem. But I think it wont since AFAIK the testers
> build bjam with vc71 or gcc (+libc of some sort).

Maybe an argument against making the change. We don't want to release
with undiscovered problems in the bjam source, do we?

Dave Abrahams
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