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From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-12 11:26:55

Kostas Kostiadis wrote:
> Hello all,
> I got the latest nightly build (timestamp Tue Jun 12 17:34:40 MSD 2007) and
> I can't build bjam on win32.
> When I go into boost-build\jam_src and run build.bat on a dos box, I get the
> following:
> D:\Temp\boost-build\jam_src>build.bat
> Setting environment for using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 x86 tools.
> \Utilities\Bin\x86";c:\cygwin\bin;[rest of my path goes here]" was
> unexpected at this time.

Hm, that would be because build.bat quotes all arguments to allow for
spaces and other batch special chars.

> My path starts as follows:
> "C:\Program Files\Microsoft DirectX SDK (August
> 2006)\Utilities\Bin\x86";c:\cygwin\bin;[rest of my path goes here]
> I think build.bat gets confused with the brackets of the DirectX SDK part of
> the path, i.e. the "(August 2006)" bit.
> Any ideas how to fix this?

There is no need to have quotes inside the path, remove them. If the
DXSDK installer added that path, complain to Microsoft that they are
breaking their own software.

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