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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] new EXEC builtin command
From: Ray Lambert (codemonkey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-22 13:53:38

On 02/21/2012 12:00 PM, Marc Dürner wrote:
> Adding a new option would be fine, but strip-eol could be enough for me too.
> Though the existing strip-eol, should be fixed too, don't you think?
> If output from the command is longer than 1024 bytes, whitespace might
> be removed that is somewhere in the middle. I guess noone recognized
> this, because output from pkg-config and such tools is usually not
> that long...
Oops, you're right. I'm not sure what I was thinking. :|

I just submitted a patch (Ticket #6593
<>) that fixes this issue and
also adds a new option called 'join-lines' which will replace all newlines in
the output with a space.


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