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From: Phillip Seaver (phil_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-22 08:52:52

Jurko Gospodnetić wrote:

> When you build something using the msvc toolset all the parameters
> passed to compilers/linkers get packaged into response files. When you
> look at the shell commands bjam executes you just see the
> compiler/linker call with the name of the response file passed as a
> parameter. To see exactly which compiler/linker parameters were used you
> need to open that response file but if a compiler/linker call fails then
> its corresponding response file gets deleted together with any other
> partially built targets. :-(
> Best regards,
> Jurko Gospodnetić

You might want to look at the current msvc.jam. It doesn't delete the
response files. Also, -d2 dumps the response file in addition to
showing the command-line (I'm not sure what does that, though -- it may
be bjam).


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