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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-22 22:10:25

Edward Diener <eddielee_at_[hidden]> writes:

> When I attempt to build the Boost libraries for the Comeau compiler using vc71
> as my backend, each build line fails with:
> "Command-line error #595: too many arguments on command line"
> Is there a workaround to this problem ? I am surprised to see that for compilers
> which support the use of a file to hold command line parameters the build
> process does not use this technique, which leads to such an error.

The build process generally does use this technique, and the
como-win32 toolset uses it for linking where command-line overflows
are common. Are you saying it's needed for compilation too?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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