From: Ullrich Koethe (u.koethe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-07-18 09:12:47
David Abrahams wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ullrich Koethe" <u.koethe_at_[hidden]>
> > David Abrahams wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > $BOOST_ROOT/libs/python/build/bin/Solaris2.8/...
> > > > and
> > > > $BOOST_ROOT/libs/python/build/bin/Linux.whatever/...
> > >
> > > Oh! Well, you can set ALL_LOCATE_TARGET differently for different
> > > if you like. That sets the root of the target directory tree.
> > >
> > I'd rather have an automatic mechanism. Can ALL_LOCATE_TARGET be set
> > automatically to, say, "Solaris2.6", "Solaris2.8" etc. ?
> How may we detect what it should be set to?
On UNIX, we have the 'uname' command that returns the necessary
information (with some additional regex editing):
# uname -sr
Also, GNU tools usually come with a program "config.guess" which works
on many platforms, so we might hijack some of their code:
I don't know about Windows, but I'd guess that analogous functionality
exists to distinguish between Windows flavours.
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