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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-02 08:14:14

Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote:
> Caleb Epstein writes:
>>On Wed, 01 Dec 2004 14:53:19 -0600, Rene Rivera
>><grafik.list_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>>>Aleksey: how do I get the compiler version information to show up as
>>>>part of the toolset name in the regression results (e.g.
>>>>gcc-3.3.4-sunos5 instead of just gcc)?
>>>Add a toolset as boost-root/tools/build/v1/gcc-3_3_4-sunos5.jam with:
>>> extends gcc ;
>>Thanks. I was hoping this might be handled automatically somehow,
> Hopefully when we switch over to Boost.Build v2.
>>so I don't need to patch my Boost tarball or change anything when I
>>upgrade gcc versions.
> We could provide a way to alias a toolset in ''

No patching is needed, IIUC. Just set BOOST_BUILD_PATH to point at a
directory of yours, then boost/tools/build/v1, e.g.:


Then drop your own toolsets into the first directory.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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