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From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-09-10 17:12:04

On 9/10/2020 10:34 AM, Chambers, Matthew via Boost-build wrote:
> I'm trying to pass a filename with a % in it to a run target and running
> into an issue with the % disappearing because of Windows cmd processing.
> If I double up the % in the run target, just like I would in a Windows
> batch file, it works. Should Boost.Build handle this automatically?

If you put double quotes around any string(s) you pass to Boost Build it
will automatically remove those quotes internally, while your OS command
processor will not normally consider special characters within double

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