From: Andrey Melnikov (melnikov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-04 11:36:47
David Abrahams wrote:
> Andrey Melnikov <melnikov_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>I found multiple bugs and missing functionality in bbv2 msvc toolset.
>>What is the best way to contribute the fixes?
>> else if [ MATCH "(\\.NET 2003\\VC7)" : $(command) ] ||
>> [ MATCH "(Microsoft Visual C\\+\\+ Toolkit 2003)" :
>> version = 7.1 ;
>>It seems that this statement is wrong:
>> MATCH "(\\.NET 2003\\VC7)"
>>What does \\. mean? I think it's because this expression is unescaped
>>twice - first time during bjam string literal proccessing, and second
>>time during regex processing.
>>If slashes are indeed unescaped twice, then "\\VC7" is wrong and the
>>statement should be
>> MATCH "(\\.NET 2003\\\\VC7)"
>>Also, because it's possible to use Unix-style paths with forward slashes
>>on Windows, I suggest to have something like
>>as a path separator everywhere where Windows paths are analyzed.
>>And if / is a regex metacharacter in BJam, then the crazy [\\\\\/]
>>combination must be used, or [\/\\\\] which is slightly more readable.
> Please put a patch in the SF tracker and assign it to someone so that
> we don't lose this.
The patch is already in CVS. Vladimir Prus reviewed and applied it as a
part of larger patch.
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