[build2] Shell expansion in compiler arguments?

Boris Kolpackov boris at codesynthesis.com
Sat Apr 6 08:15:42 UTC 2019

David Cohoe <sudgylacmoe at gmail.com> writes:

> I am trying to use wxWidgets in a build2 project.  To compile anything
> with it, you need to add the output of "wx-config --cxxflags" to your
> compiler.  However, I can't seem to find a way to make build2 run that
> command in the shell.

This earlier post has the answer:


We also do something very similar in ODB:


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