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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] patch for the time rule for targets with multiple updating actions
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-18 10:45:56


Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Saturday 14 February 2009 03:13:12 Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> The attached patch allows to pass with msvc.
>> okay to commit?
> On a quick look, I don't understand why this patch changes any behaviour ;-)
> Can you clarify?

Quotes don't behave properly inside actions.
If USER is 1.2 2.3 inside an action,
then $(USER)" seconds" does not
expand to 1.2 seconds 2.3 seconds.
It expands to 1.2" 2.3" seconds" which
is what is causing the problem.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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