From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-15 09:09:54
Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>>>Hmm.. I recall you were saying <toolset-version> is not for users to
>>>specify. Did you change your mind?
>> Not sure whether I meant that I wanted to prohibit it, or just that
>> they were unlikely to specify it. The latter seems more likely.
>> However, what I'm concerned about is that some of our code will do
>> validation after expansion, and that shouldn't cause an error.
> I believe that we shouldn't to validation twice, first of all.
In principle, I agree.
> Don't know if this is hard to achive.
Yeah, it's the "in practice" I was worried about. But I also worry
that it's very arbitrary to prohibit people from specifying
toolset-version, especially if it eventually shows up in their error
messages or Jamfiles somehow.
> Futher, errors about <toolset-version> are easy to debug...
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