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From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-23 12:37:21

David Abrahams wrote:
> 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?

My build was failing because the Comeau compiler does not accept a file name
with spaces in it, and my Boost installation is in a path with spaces in it.

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