Opened 11 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#1663 closed Bugs (fixed)

build.bat cannot set/reset ERRORLEVEL

Reported by: Takeshi Mouri <…> Owned by: René Rivera
Milestone: Boost.Jam 3.1.17 Component: bjam
Version: Boost.Jam 3.1.16 Severity: Problem
Keywords: Cc:


The file build.bat says

REM NOTE: The "setlocal & endlocal" construct is used to reset the errorlevel to 0.

But this does't work on Windows 2000/XP/Vista. And says aloso

REM NOTE: The "set _error_=" construct is used to set the errorlevel to 1

This does't work on Windows Vista.

So, my Proposed resolution is

reset the errorlevel to 0
set the errorlevel to 1
dir NUL>NUL 2>&1

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by René Rivera

Milestone: Boost 1.36.0Boost.Jam 3.1.17
Version: Boost 1.34.1Boost.Jam 3.1.16

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by René Rivera

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [49884]) Adjust error un/setting for compatibility with more Windows CMD versions. (fixes #1663)

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