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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] really dumb boost build question
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-02-11 14:08:41


On 02/04/2016 11:18 AM, Robert Ramey wrote:
> On 1/26/16 9:54 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> On 01/26/2016 07:00 PM, Robert Ramey wrote:
>>> After some horsing around I managed to get run the command line as bjam
>>> does it. So I got same error as above. Then I edited the *.rsp file to
>>> remove the last \ from the "-IC:\modular-boost\" clause - and damn if it
>>> didn't compile. (It compiled with a syntax error - I don't know if
>>> that's a problem). Soooo it looks like your observation was spot on
>> I'll try to fix this tomorrow,
> Is there any progress on this?

  I don't have cygwin installed, but I think I can
guess what's going on here. My best guess is that
when calling cygwin_conv_path on the include path,
../../.., the leading .. is changed to an absolute
path, C:\modular-boost\libs\serialization + ..\..,
and then the the path is normalized by removing
libs\serialization, leaving the trailing \. Anyway,
I think the attached patch should work around the

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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