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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-10 08:13:58

Bojan Resnik wrote:

>> The Python port of Boost.Build is now at the stage where
>> you can actually build a simple project that
>> uses the 'make' rule. Most of this result is thanks to
>> Pedro Ferreira, who performed original port back in 2005.
>> It appears that the path from here is straight-forward -- we need
>> to update modules that Pedro has ported to current Jam codebase,
>> and port more tools.
>> I've put up a wiki page at:
>> that describes how to try the Python port, and how to help.
>> Clearly, all possible help is appreciated!
> I encountered a couple of problems on Windows:
> 1. build.bat --with-python=D:\Python\2.5
> does not work. The final call to bootstrap\jam0 gets:
> --with-python D:\Python\2.5
> without '='. I suppose that '=' is treated as argument
> separator by cmd.exe
> and gets eaten in Setup_Args loop. I solved this by removing the
> Setup_Args loop and using %* in the call to jam0. This is
> supported since Windows 2000, I am not sure about earlier
> versions.

Rene, any ideas how to solve this?

> 2. bjam.exe --build-system=pybb
> in python\tests\bjam\make also fails, because os.uname() is
> not supported
> on Windows:
> ------------------
> Boost.Build V2 Python port (experimental)
> Traceback (most recent call last):
> File "E:/bb_python/./python\boost\build\", line 10, in <module>
> from import Manager
> File "E:/bb_python/./python\boost\build\", line 5, in <module>
> from build.virtual_target import VirtualTargetRegistry
> File "E:/bb_python/./python\boost\build\build\",
> line 64, in <module>
> from import path, utility, set
> File "E:/bb_python/./python\boost\build\util\", line 18, in
> <module>
> from utility import to_seq
> File "E:/bb_python/./python\boost\build\util\", line 162,
> in <module>
> __major = __major_map [os.uname () [0]]

I have changed this code to use platform variables that bjam defines.
Can you update and try again?


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