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From: Daniel Wallin (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-28 20:18:10

David Abrahams wrote:
> on Sat Oct 27 2007, Vladimir Prus <> wrote:
>> BTW, that email mentions SCons -- does it go via something else but
>> shell,
> IIRC, yes, but I'm not sure. If you care you might look at the
> results of googling 'scons windows long command line'.
>> and by bjam can go the same route?
> Sure, if you want to, but then you have to give up access to shell
> commands in actions. The point of mentioning Scons might have been to
> say that as much as possible, we should contrive to make things like
> this somebody else's problem.

This has nothing to do with "cmd" though, does it? Long command lines
and long paths are different things. Not using "cmd" wouldn't help with
windows 260 char path limit, which seems like an unsolvable problem
(short of reducing the features in the path, that is), or am I missing

Daniel Wallin
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