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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] unicode problem
From: Jurko Gospodnetić (jurko.gospodnetic_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-08 17:00:51

   Hi Kevin.

> I use BBv2 with msvc-7.1 on Windows XP, but BBv2 can't display Chinese.

   Nope. I believe Boost Jam does not support non-ASCII (i.e. Unicode)
characters and always uses xxxA() Windows API functions and that will
prevent non-ASCII Unicode characters from displaying correctly no matter
what you do in the Boost Build or your project's build layer.

   You can still use it to build your programs with Unicode support, but
will prevent you from displaying Unicode characters from the build itself.

   I do not believe anyone is working on this atm. There might be an
issue filed on the trac, or if there is not, feel free to file one (see
the hacking.txt file in the Boost Build folder for more detailed

   Best regards,
     Jurko Gospodnetić

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