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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] testing for type of target is case sensitive on windows
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-12 03:01:15

On Monday 10 November 2008 19:37:39 John Reid wrote:
> lib win_ws2_32 : : <file>$(PLATFORM_SDK_LIB)/WS2_32.lib ;
> works for me but
> lib win_ws2_32 : : <file>$(PLATFORM_SDK_LIB)/WS2_32.Lib ;
> does not. Note the capital L in extension of the filename. The file is
> actually saved in the filesystem with a capital L. The error message is
> cryptic:
> error: target { /C:/Program Files/Microsoft Platform SDK for Windows
> Server 2003 R2/Lib/WS2_32.Lib. } has no type
> I'm using boost build from the latest svn on boost trunk

Are there any versions on windows that have case-sensitive filesystems?
If not, I can just downcase extensions in windows, before checking the type.

- Volodya

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