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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-22 21:16:03

Jeremy Siek wrote:
> Thanks for the explanation.

Your welcome :-)

> On Jan 22, 2004, at 6:25 AM, grafik.list_at_[hidden] wrote:
>> --- Jeremy Siek wrote:
>>> So there's this darwin-tools.jam file. I was under the impression that
>>> in our
>>> jam lingo, a "tool" was a compiler (not an OS). It seems that the stuff
>>> in
>>> darwin-tools.jam really belongs in gcc-tools.jam.
>> Ahh, yes to #1, no to #2.
>> The darwin-tools.jam targets the Apple modified GCC that they
>> distribute by
>> various names, currently XTools. That variant has additional options and
>> different functionality.
> Then the file is poorly named. It should be gcc-darwin-tools.jam.

It is poorly named... But in hindsight so are: cwpro8-tools, cwpro9-tools,
metrowerks-tools, msvc-tools, tru64cxx65-tools, vc7.1-tools, and vc7-tools.

Perhaps a renaming session is in order. After all we now have some guidelines
for naming toolsets.

>> It is possible to use a bare GCC in MacOSX for which you would use the
>> regular gcc-tools.
> And will -Wno-long-double be accepted by this version GCC?

Good question ;-) You'd have to try.

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