From: Kostas Kostiadis (kos_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-12 12:16:55
Yeap...removing the quotes sorted it. Thx for the feedback.
If memory serves, it was indeed the DX SDK installer that added those!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-build-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Rene Rivera
> Sent: 12 June 2007 16:27
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> Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Problem building jam_src on win32
> with latest nightly build
> 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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