From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-11-15 10:32:19
Vladimir Prus wrote:
> it looks like the new response files handling broke the "-o" option.
> That options causes bjam to write all action it would have executed to a file.
> That file can be then run by your shell, without need to have bjam around.
> Previously, response files were generated with "echo" commands, so things
> worked. Now, they are generated internally by bjam, so the generated scripts
> tries to uses response files that are not created at all.
> Any ideas what can be done here? I have two ideas:
> 1. With -o option, make up "echo" invocations that would have the same effect.
> The problem is that IIUC, "echo" command always write a trailing newline,
> so the output won't be exactly the same.
> 2. Add some bjam switch to generate response files only if command line length
> will be too long otherwise. This might be hard given the current:
> syntax. How do we get rid of the first "@" is bjam decides not to use response
I think those just complicate things too much. The point of the @() was
to simplify the response file handling (and to reduce mem use). How
about just *not* deleting the response files when the "-o" option is used?
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