From: Peters, Richard (richard.peters_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-21 05:06:40
I'm experimenting with the JAMSHELL variable. I like the idea of using
it to use multiple computers in parallel to compile code. But no matter
what I try, I can't get bjam to use the JAMSHELL variable, it always
uses batch files: with the -d+4 option, I see "Executing through .bat
file" printed each time.
I have tried the following to enable the use of JAMSHELL:
- on the command line:
Y:\blabla> set JAMSHELL=c:\WINNT\system32\notepad.exe %
- as a parameter: bjam -sJAMSHELL=notepad.exe
- in Jamroot: JAMSHELL = c:/winnt/notepad.exe ;
I have tried to debug bjam a bit, and it seems that the 'shell' variable
is always 0 in execnt.c, causing batch files to be used.
Am I doing something fundamentally wrong here? What can I do to specify
Bjam -v gives the following: Boost.Jam Version 3.1.12. OS=NT.
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