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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-27 16:03:01

David Abrahams wrote:

> on Sat Oct 27 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:
>> Dave,
>> in working on Python port I've run accross --abbreviate-path
>> option, apparently added by you.
> I'm pretty sure you knew about it:

At some point, probably.

>> There' no documentation for it, either in docs or in code so I
>> wonder if you intend that to be a permanent solution for long paths
>> issue, or that's a workaround for some specific issue you had, or
>> what.
>> Can you clarify?
> The message cited above should do that.

Thanks. It would be still nice if that was documented, but it's too late.

BTW, that email mentions SCons -- does it go via something else but shell,
and by bjam can go the same route?

- Volodya


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