From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-02 00:55:21
On Tuesday 01 April 2008 23:53:49 Felipe Magno de Almeida wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 1, 2008 at 2:57 PM, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On Saturday 29 March 2008 00:41:45 Felipe Magno de Almeida wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > PowerShell from Microsoft have higher limits, I wonder if it is
> > > possible to configure boost.build to use powershell instead
> > > of cmd.exe for execute commands.
> > > I'm having problems with compile.rc giving actions too long errors
> > > because it doesn't have the @ option as does
> > > the link and cl commands.
> > Maybe,
> > bjam -sJAMSHELL=<something> <other options will work>
> It worked! After modifying execnt.cpp to higher the limit it worked flawlessly.
> Or at least it seemed. :)
> That is to me a sufficient workaround for the line limit.
Why should we modify execnt.c? It would be best if we use OS limit as soon
as we know that shell imposes no limitations.
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