Subject: Re: [Boost-build] string manipulation
Date: 2016-10-13 16:11:26
Have a look at the docs here:
> Specifically, I have a variable that captures the output of an external
> tool I have executed. How can I strip off the trailing newline from that
> when I assign that to another variable ?
The SHELL rule has an optional parameter that will automatically strip off the trailing newline
(this is not documented).
Use it like this:
local output = [ SHELL path/to/tool.py : strip-eol ] ;
And the newline will automatically be stripped.
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