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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] new EXEC builtin command
From: Marc Dürner (marc.duerner_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-02-23 04:39:09


> 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.

On second thought, those flags might not be necessary, because you can
strip/transform strings afterwards,

Never mind, I am starting to loose interest, because, with all
respect, its the same hideous code as before...


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