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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] [Boost-testing] [build] Re: regression tests broken on Trunk + Windows?
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-03-23 10:34:14

On 3/23/2011 5:01 AM, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Wednesday, March 23, 2011 10:37:27 Jürgen Hunold wrote:
>> Hi David,
>> On Tuesday, 22. March 2011 23:14:07 David Deakins wrote:
>>> We are also seeing this same problem for the VeecoFTC regression test
>>> system. Has there been update on resolving this?
>> I've discussed this on IRC with volodya yesterday, I CC: him in case he
>> missed this thread.
>>>> looks like the change in changeset #70179 isn't working correctly on
>>>> Windows?
>> Yes, exactly. I've got a workaround for the new MAKEDIR builtin, but the
>> real problem is something else.
>> Volodya, your opinion? Shall I commit the workaround I pasted yesterday?
> I've checked in the real fix. For some crazy reasons, some core Jam code
> written before the start of time, though that "c:" does not exist, whereas
> "c:\" does.

That's the standard Windows file system insanity. "C:" isn't a
directory, and hence can't be checked for existence.

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