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Status Future consideration
Categories ClearCase
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 9, 2020

A space between -I option and the path makes the build occur an error in omake depending on the command line length

When build using omake with VS, a space between -I option and the path makes the build occur an error by command line length.
The underlying problem is that the C compiler is not treating the line ending in the response file as whitespace, but rather as a parameter termination. You won't see this behavior in nmake.

Use Case
When long build command like response file is used in omake, (1) works fine but an error occurs in case of (2). e.g. use -I option in Makefile like.. (1) -I (2) -I Error: cl : Command line error D8004 : '/I' requires an argument
RFE ID 145854
RFE Product Rational ClearCase
Idea Priority Medium