# Boost-Build :

Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Big trouble trying to build bjam in Windows XP sp3 because of the path and file names with white spaces
Date: 2008-10-15 13:22:21

On Wednesday 15 October 2008 21:02:58 Estanislao Chapel wrote:
> The Bjam version is 1.36.0
> The problem is that when a path or file name as C:\program files\codegear\rad studio\.....
> Or c:\documents and settings\account\local settings\temp are used as arg parameters in Windows xp command mngr the white spaces means a new parameter. So in this case instead of the whole path the exec prog takes C:\program as 1st param files\codegear\rad as the second param an so on.
>
> In my case I get Error E2194: Could not find file 'files\codegear\rad.cpp'

And what command are you running to get this? I don't see how either build.bar or build.jam
can *ever* detect codegear at that location.

- Volodya