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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] configuring b2 via appveyor
From: Christian Henning (chhenning_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-12-07 13:32:20

Here is another idea plus explanation for the weird behavior:

I'm not really a big fan of powershell. Is there an image on appveyor which
has git bash or similar installed? If not, would it be hard to install bash
before the installation?


On Wed, Dec 6, 2017 at 9:56 PM, Stefan Seefeld via Boost-build <
boost-build_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 06.12.2017 19:45, Steven Watanabe via Boost-build wrote:
> [...]
> I tried pasting it into a batch file and
> it seems to work. Obviously appveyor is
> doing something subtly different, but it
> isn't exactly clear what. It seems like it's
> getting one extra round of evaluation, somehow.
> Yeah, I couldn't reproduce the error outside appveyor either.
> This is why I had hoped that someone else had already generated user-config.jam
> files in appveyor.yml files, so I could simply learn from that experience,
> rather than stumbling around in the dark as I do now.
> You can avoid using user-config.jam for this
> by setting the environmental variables,
> variables for the other libraries). It will
> probably also work if you use
> b2 ... include=%VCPKG%\include library-path=%VCPKG%\lib
> although I don't think I've actually tested this.
> OK, that seems to work fine indeed. Thanks !
> [image: Stefan]
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