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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-29 22:47:00

Michael van der Westhuizen <r1mikey_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On 10/29/05, Reece Dunn <msclrhd_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> [snip]
>> I have attached the patch for an initial port of native bjam response
>> file support based on Matt's code. This allows for:
> [snip]
>> The patch currently only supports NT (because of getTempPath()), so I
>> would like help porting to other OSes. Linux would probably be:
>> const char * getTempPath( void )
>> {
>> return "/tmp/";
>> }
> It's normally accepted (in POSIX systems) to allow a user to override
> the temporary directory using the TMPDIR environment variable. The
> following code will provide that behaviour, and, from your example
> above, should just plug in where you need the system specific code.

It's not much use until we can find a POSIX compiler that supports
response files, ne?

Dave Abrahams
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