# Boost-Build :

Subject: Re: [Boost-build] really dumb boost build question
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-02-11 17:22:55

On 2/11/16 11:08 AM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
> AMDG
>
> 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
> issue.
>

Thank you - I try this.

Robert Ramey