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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-22 15:51:52

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> In researching the octonion_test failure on Intel, I noticed the
> intel-win32 toolset was supplying the c++ compile option:
> -Qoption,c,--arg_dep_lookup
> Shouldn't that be:
> -Qoption,cpp,--arg_dep_lookup
> IIUC, the "c" causes the option to be passed to the C compiler rather
> than the C++ compiler.
> The octonion_test fails either way, but I think we ought to correct
> the toolset anyhow. I didn't change it myself because of fear I'm not
> understanding the docs correctly, or that someone with special
> knowledge set it up in the first place.

As far as I can tell, "c" works for C++. For example, you can
demonstrate it by exceeding template nesting limits and then adding
and recompiling.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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