Subject: [Boost-build] Bootstrapping fails on WinXP (Input line is too long)
From: Mr. Noxx (mr.noxx666_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-01 04:26:48
I have problems building bjam / b2 on my Windows XP (Professional with
ServicePack 3) machine. I tried this with Boost 1.46.1 and 1.47.0 - both
give me the exact same error message:
Bootstrapping the build engine
The input line is too long.
On my other machine with Windows 7 everything runs smoothly.
I already googled for that error and found some topics about build
problems under Win2k because of a maximum line length for the command
line, but everyone said that it should be fine under WinXP, so I'm
Any help would be really appreciated.
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