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From: Mat Marcus (mat-lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-26 21:00:01

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 5:33 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Mat Marcus wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 4:17 PM, Rene Rivera <grafikrobot_at_[hidden]>
>> wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> the msvc.jam
>>> commands where never intended, and never will be intended, to work in any
>>> shell other than the CMD.EXE shell.
>> I am surprised at the "never will be intended" part. We rely on using
>> bjam with msvc compilers from the cygwin bash shell for years. Thread
>> changes broke this in 1.35, but we are using the workarounds mentioned
>> above to get things working again. Have I misunderstood your claim
>> above? If not then, perhaps it is time for me to begin a search for a
>> replacement build system.
> It's a minor misunderstanding. In response to some problems the OP was
> having in running msvc from a cygwin shell he responded with the bjam
> commands as run from the cygwin shell.

Ok, I'm relieved. Sorry for mis-reading your post. Thanks for the clarification.

 - Mat

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