From: Andrey Melnikov (melnikov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-02 14:32:47
David Abrahams wrote:
> Andrey Melnikov <melnikov_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>Can we just call CreateProcess to run actions, and use cmd /c only when
>>we need to run .bat/.cmd files?
> Yes, that's what we do when you set JAMSHELL=%.
> Unfortunately, almost all toolsets need to execute commands that can
> only be interpreted by the shell. Just do bjam -n -a and you will
I mean is it very hard to have a way to run specific commands without a
Most commands which suffer from buffer length limits like cl.exe don't
require a shell.
For example we could have our own launch.exe helper and pass huge
command lines to it using environment or temporary files.
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