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From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-01 12:20:15

Daniel James wrote:
> 2008/7/1 Jurko Gospodnetic' <jurko.gospodnetic_at_[hidden]>:
>> Forgot to mention in my previous post I tried it on Windows XP, not Ubuntu.
>> Also, I just tried it some more this morning including trying to fool
>> around with the BuildDir options but all paths kepts getting detected
>> consistently.
> It fails to build on both Ubuntu and OS X. So I assume the problem
> might be on all Posix based systems - possibly including Cygwin if
> you're windows only.

Yes, it fails on Cygwin, too. That's what I'm using. I've sync'ed trunk,
rebuilt bjam and am still seeing the error.

> The solution might be just to use 'mkdir -p' on
> these platforms, when the '-p' flag is used mkdir doesn't return an
> error is the directory already exists

Treating the symptom, eh? OK, but there may be a deeper problem with
POSIX path handling here.

Eric Niebler
BoostPro Computing

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