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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Capture external program output using a Boost.Jam variable
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-07 12:53:01

On Tuesday 02 December 2008 05:05:10 Rene Rivera wrote:
> Vladimir Prus wrote:
> > Maybe, we should modify 'SHELL' to (optionally)
> > strip the last trailing whitspace?
> Or, to fit within the (`foobar`) shell invocation, optionally turn fully
> stripped lines into a "list of strings" result.

Uhm, I am not sure this is what `foobar` does, per:

it removes trailing newlines, but I cannot see anything about stripping

I think that removing trailing newline is clearly the right thing -- any objections
if I just do it, unconditionally?

- Volodya

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